U.S. bishops support proposed law protecting some immigrant students

Chairman of USCCB's Committee on Migration urges passage of bill that would provide temporary relief from deportation for young people enrolled in DACA

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) spoke out in support of the BRIDGE Act, legislation that would provide temporary relief from deportation for young people without documentation currently enrolled or able to enroll in the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Addressing U.S. Senators in a letter dated December 22, … [Read more...]

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Letter without fanfare

Bishop Vann writes to the feds

The following email was sent to Cal Catholic on Nov. 28: "Bishop Kevin Vann of Orange signed a letter in September asking the Federal government to used executive authority to deal with immigration.  Letter was sent with no fanfare by a lobbying arm of the USCCB for immigration change.  All very quiet.  Why?: From the letter: On behalf of the Committee on Migration of … [Read more...]

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