Reacting to the move to end DACA, the bishops said, “Today, our nation has done the opposite of how Scripture calls us to respond. It is a step back from the progress that we need to make as a country.”
Immigrants face prejudice and hate-filled laws, but a devastating hurricane caused people of all races and religions to open their doors to the stranger.
Catholic leaders voice alarm that the president will end the DACA program protecting undocumented individuals brought to the U.S. as children.
An estimated 7,000 men, women and children, primarily Haitians, have entered Canada over the summer since U.S. President Donald Trump ended a program offering temporary asylum to Haitians displaced by that nation's 2010 earthquake.