Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, center, and other prelates applaud on Nov. 14 after an address by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, during the annual fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
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Some of the issues on the bishops’ agenda—immigration and health care specifically—have already caused a great deal of tension between the White House and Catholic leaders.
Chaldean-American Lavrena Kenawa cries during a June 12 rally outside the Mother of God Chaldean Catholic Church in Southfield, Mich. Her uncle was among dozens of Chaldean Christians who were arrested by federal immigration officials over the weekend of June 10 and 11 in the Detroit metropolitan area, which members of the local church community said left them sad and frustrated. (CNS photo/Rebecca Cook, Reuters)
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he arrests of dozens of Iraqi Christians in southeastern Michigan by U.S. immigration officials appear to be among the first roundups of people from Iraq who have long faced deportation.
Children play with mud on April 24 at a camp for people displaced by violence near Sanaa, Yemen. (CNS photo/Khaled Abdullah, Reuters)
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Policies that involve criminalizing and detaining child migrants "are an insult to human dignity," the Vatican observer to U.N. said.
A migrant child sits on the deck of rescue ship as it arrives on April 19 in Augusta, Italy. (CNS photo/Darrin Zammit Lupi, pool via Reuters)
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Migration should be "a choice rather than something forced or involuntary," said Philippine Archbishop Bernardito Auza.
A man argues with a Haitian National Police officer on March 1 as a police line blocks a street during a march calling for better labor conditions in Port-au-Prince. (CNS photo/Andres Martinez Casares, Reuters) 
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Tens of thousands of Haitians enrolled under the Temporary Protected Status program can stay in the United States until at least January.
Flushing, NY. Source: Raman Patel
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