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Trump’s new rule on asylum at border called contrary to existing...

WASHINGTON — By barring people who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border from receiving U.S. asylum unless they request it at an official U.S. port...

As immigration woes rise, lawmakers can’t agree on solutions

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Bipartisan disagreement on how to fix the country's immigration system led to failure once again as lawmakers on Capitol Hill turned...

Bishops ‘cannot, in good faith, endorse’ new GOP immigration bill

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops “cannot, in good faith, endorse” an immigration bill submitted by the House’s Republican leadership, said Bishop Joe S. Vasquez...

Church leaders decry administration plan to end TPS for Haitians

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Advocates and church leaders rallied around 58,000 Haitians living in the United States since a ferocious 2010 earthquake after the...

Vasquez: ‘Share the Journey’ migration campaign a call to prayer, action

Catholic News Service   BALTIMORE (CNS) -- Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration, told...

U.S. bishops back extension of protected migrant status

  WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said some migrants from Honduras and El Salvador cannot safely return to their...

Bishop Vasquez urges U.S. to help solve Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration called on the federal government to work with the Myanmar government and the...

Disturbing, shameful: Bishops join opposition to reported U.S. refugee limit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Catholic bishops and other faith groups are objecting to reports that the Trump administration will limit the number of refugees...

Ending DACA program called ‘reprehensible’ and ‘heart-breaking’ by U.S. bishops

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Sept. 5 that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is “being rescinded” by President...

Catholic groups ask Congress to reject ‘discriminatory’ RAISE Act

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Calling a proposed piece of legislation “discriminatory,” the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration called...

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