Posts Tagged ‘DACA’

Catholic bishops want legislative action for Dreamers

Monday, April 30th, 2018

US Catholic bishops are calling for legislative action for Dreamers. Dreamers are undocumented migrants who arrived in the US as children. Bishop Joe Vásquez says the US Catholic Bishops conference supports the bipartisan “Uniting and Securing America” (USA) Act of 2018 as it is currently written. Vásquez chairs the conference’s Committee on Migration. The Act Read more

Dreamers in the US facing deportation

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Dreamers in the United States may be in for a nasty wake-up. Right now, they are facing deportation. The Catholic church in the US has issued an urgent call to action to help Dreamers (young immigrants brought illegally to the country as children). While they are currently shielded from deportation under an Obama-era Deferred Action Read more

Steve Bannon: Church “terrible” to Trump; Church says Bannon’s preposterous

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Cardinal Timothy Dolan  says claims by Steve Bannon that US Catholic bishops are only advocating for immigrants “for economic benefit and to fill pews” are “preposterous and rather insulting.” Bannon, who is a former adviser to president Trump, says he believes the church has been “terrible” to Mr. Trump on the issue of immigration. He Read more