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Mexican Bishops Concerned about Fate of Haitian, Other Migrants

Source: National Catholic Reporter

Mexican bishops spoke out against a government-proposed camp for predominantly Haitian migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border with Guatemala. In a statement, the bishops’ migrant ministry expressed concern about potential human rights violations due to conditions in the area.

Church in Latin America Campaigns Against Human Trafficking

Source: Agenzia Fides

The Catholic-inspired network Red CLAMOR (Outcry) in Latin America has created a series of videos under the motto “Life is not a commodity on sale” to mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The Latin American Episcopal Council is backing the regional awareness-raising campaign.

U.S. and Mexican Bishops Ask for Solidarity

Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

As the number of people seeking asylum increases along the U.S./Mexico border, bishops on both sides of the border have issued a joint statement asking all nations to share the responsibility of preserving human life and providing safe, orderly, and humane immigration, including the right to asylum.

Mexican Bishops Warn of Migration Surge

Source: National Catholic Reporter

The Mexican bishop’s migrant ministry say U.S. policy changes have created the illusion that seeking asylum in the U.S. is now easy. This has caused a surge of migrants along the northern Mexican border, leading to a strain on Catholic-run shelters operating at limited capacity due to COVID-19.

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Driven by the Depth of Love: Stories of Migrants

November 18, 2020

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Towards a Better World: Migrants and Refugees in the World of Work

November 18, 2020

New Books Tell Migrant Workers’ Stories, Outline Person-Centered Responses To Labor Migration

New Books Tell Migrant Workers’ Stories, Outline Person-Centered Responses To Labor Migration

The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) is publishing two books with research findings on migrant workers’ experiences, testimonies from migrant...

10 Years After the Massacre of 72 Migrants, Bishops Ask for Justice

Source: Crux

Ten years ago, 72 migrants were murdered by drug cartels in Tamaulipas, Mexico, because they refused to be used as drug mules. Several Catholic leaders, including the Mexican bishops conference, the Archbishop of San Salvador, and Pope Francis, are requesting justice for these victims' families and other vulnerable migrants.

Resettlement Is a Lifeline for Central American Refugees 2

Resettlement Is a Lifeline for Central American Refugees

A testimony from the field by Erik Morrison* When refugees can neither safely return home nor stay in the country...
We Must Do the Impossible to Assist Migrants From Central America Say Mexican Bishops 1

We Must Do the Impossible to Assist Migrants From Central America Say Mexican Bishops

In response to the presence of hundreds of migrants and asylum-seekers from El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala blocked at...

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Mexican Bishops Call to Protect “Migrants Caravan”

Mexican Bishops Call to Protect “Migrants Caravan”

An agency of the Mexican Episcopal Conference called on government agencies to protect people marching in the “migrants caravan” currently...
Catholic Bishops: Reunification of Families at the U.S.-Mexico Border Cannot Wait

Catholic Bishops: Reunification of Families at the U.S.-Mexico Border Cannot Wait

Families must be able to stay together and border protection should not hinder this principle, Catholic bishops have stated about...
Coming Soon: Zero Draft of Global Agreement on Migration

Coming Soon: Zero Draft of Global Agreement on Migration

The first — or “zero” — draft of a new Global Compact on Migration will be released for governments to...
ICMC Releases Latest Research Publication on Protection of Unaccompanied Migrant Children

ICMC Releases Latest Research Publication on Protection of Unaccompanied Migrant Children

The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) released today its latest research publication on the movement and protection of unaccompanied migrant...

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