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ICMC Members and Church Leaders Respond to the Needs of Afghans, Advocate for Their Protection

ICMC Members and Church Leaders Respond to the Needs of Afghans, Advocate for Their Protection

As fear and uncertainty grasp Afghanistan following the Taliban’s rapid takeover, ICMC’s members, the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences, along with their...
Resettlement Agencies Call on the Government to Provide Immediate Support to Afghans in Need of Protection

Resettlement Agencies Call on the Government to Provide Immediate Support to Afghans in Need of Protection

On 20 August, 23 organizations sent a joint letter to the White House, asking the U.S. government to swiftly assist...
Statement

Resettlement Agencies Call on the Government to Provide Immediate Support to Afghans

August 24, 2021

On 20 August, ICMC and 22 resettlement agencies and other non-governmental organizationssent a joint letter to the White House, asking the U.S. government to swiftly assist Afghans following the Taliban forces' takeover of all major Afghan cities.

U.S. Bishops Welcome Immigration Instructions in Senate Budget Resolution and Highlight Need for Integration 1

U.S. Bishops Welcome Immigration Instructions in Senate Budget Resolution and Highlight Need for Integration

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has welcomed the U.S. Senate’s instructions to provide funding that would allow many undocumented...

U.S. Bishops Advocate Respect for Due Process, Migrants’ Dignity

Source: Vatican News

U.S. bishops have urged authorities to revisit a recent decision extending power to remove migrants from the USA without a court hearing. “We cannot have a fair, orderly and humane immigration system without robust due process protections,” says the statement from the USCCB committee on migration.

World Refugee Day: U.S. Bishops Reaffirm Their Support of Refugees

Source: USCCB website

Ahead of World Refugee Day, Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, reaffirmed the bishops’ commitment to protect refugees and assist the U.S. government in returning the country’s refugee resettlement numbers to their historic norms.

The Revised Refugee Admission Cap is a “Step in the Right Direction,” Says U.S. Bishop

The Revised Refugee Admission Cap is a “Step in the Right Direction,” Says U.S. Bishop

Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops welcomed the U.S. Administration’s 3 May decision to increase...
Resettlement Agencies Urge U.S. Administration to Honor its Commitment to Refugees

Resettlement Agencies Urge U.S. Administration to Honor its Commitment to Refugees

The nine national refugee resettlement agencies of the United States, including the Migration and Refugees Services of the U.S. Conference...
Mitzi Schroeder: “A Pillar of the Refugee Resettlement and Assistance Community”

Mitzi Schroeder: “A Pillar of the Refugee Resettlement and Assistance Community”

ICMC mourns the loss of a former staff member behind the creation of many of its programs.   “A one-woman show....

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.

Catholic Bishops Welcome U.S. Government Initiatives on Immigration

Catholic Bishops Welcome U.S. Government Initiatives on Immigration

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has welcomed the recent U.S. Administration’s initiatives that would provide a path to...
Catholic Organizations Uncover Invisible Humanitarian Crisis

Catholic Organizations Uncover Invisible Humanitarian Crisis

Catholic organizations are mobilizing to address an invisible humanitarian crisis affecting men and women who work at sea, while calling...
US Bishops Welcome New Decisions on Immigration

US Bishops Welcome New Decisions on Immigration

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has welcomed the U.S. Administration\'s recent decisions on immigration and refugees. The bishops look...
Publication

Driven by the Depth of Love: Stories of Migrants

November 18, 2020

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