Black Catholics believe that the time is now for the church to have a long-overdue reassessment over its role with racism and racial injustice.
Sister Norma Pimentel called for an end to the "Remain in Mexico" policy that keeps would-be asylum-seekers on the other side of the border until their case is adjudicated.
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.
After calling for transparency and dialogue in the country, Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez, auxiliary bishop of San Salvador, found himself under attack, including being called a "Judas" and other names via social media.
DACA was implemented in 2012 under an executive order from President Barack Obama, but in 2017, the Trump administration rescinded it with its own executive order.
On June 16, the country of more than 6.5 million reported a total of more than 4,000 confirmed cases and hit a daily high of 125 new reported cases, though some believe the figures are underreported.
The Archdiocese of New York, in partnership with Somos, an immigrant doctors network, will offer covid-19 testing to underserved communities in New York City.
The changes may eliminate multiple grounds under which people can be granted asylum and allow immigration judges to reject asylum applications without hearing from those seeking it.
As the protests over the death of George Floyd continued, more and more Catholic clergy are joining in, lending their voices in demanding justice and human rights.