Immigration

Immigrants and refugees, church leaders on immigration issues, government policies on immigration issues

San Francisco-area parishioners volunteer at border refugee centers

As the House of Representatives passed legislation June 25 to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for humanitarian aid at the U.S.-Mexico border, local Catholics are on the scene, just returning from or heading there to

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San Francisco-area parishioners volunteer at border refugee centers2019-07-03T07:20:28-07:00

Bishop Kevin Vann writes strongly-worded letter on border crisis

The following is an excerpt from a letter from Bishop Kevin Vann. The letter, published by Orange County Catholic on June 28, calls on the federal government to sign legislation to sufficiently fund border-related humanitarian assistance.

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Bishop Kevin Vann writes strongly-worded letter on border crisis2019-07-02T12:57:15-07:00

Migrant influx overwhelming Border Patrol facilities, Catholic ministries

Officials at U.S. Border Patrol stations are struggling to process a record number of asylum-seeking Central American families. Now, instead of transferring the families to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the border agents are releasing people

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Migrant influx overwhelming Border Patrol facilities, Catholic ministries2019-05-24T08:11:05-07:00