Since April 2017, Catholic Social Services' Welcome the Refugee program has assisted 60 individuals from 10 countries, providing both immediate and long-term support.
We can see and judge the unjust treatment of refugees and migrants by the United States. Now we must address the root causes of the injustice.
The European crisis mirrors the one in the United States, where a broad-ranging Republican immigration bill was set for a vote Wednesday, with little certainty that it would survive.
This April, 82 Venezuelans were sent back to their country by Trinidad and Tobago officials. There have been other deportations in years past, but this one was significant because the Venezuelans were migrants seeking asylum or hoping to file for refugee status.
A record 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017. That total was 2.9 million more than at the end of 2016.