Pandemic or not, the work of providing care and assistance for others continues with members of the Focolare movement helping Venezuelan migrants in Columbia.
A federal judge has ruled that a Trump administration policy regarding asylum seekers was unlawfully implemented.
"We see with increasing urgency the need for a state intelligently existing and dialoguing with the community to respond to the emergency produced by the pandemic," they said.
Vatican officials said the Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon aims to be “an effective channel for taking up, from within the territory, many of the proposals that emerged” at the Pan-Amazonian synod.
Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas has said that the Trump Administration's restrictive immigration measures are literally sending migrants to their death.
In a report, Refugees International claims that U. S. immigration policy of denying asylum to Guatemalans--in addition to poor living conditions--has led to the spread of coronavirus throughout the Americas.