Bishops Hail Latest U.S. Refugee Admissions Move; Urge Consistency

The Biden administration’s announcement that it is increasing the number of refugees to the U.S. from Latin America and the Caribbean while decreasing the number allotted from Eastern Europe and Central Asia in the new fiscal year, received a mixed reaction from the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee.

U.S. Bishops Back Bill to Help Immigrant Children, and Religious Workers

A bill to help immigrant children achieve permanent legal status has received the support of the U.S. bishops conference for how it would accelerate the visa process for vulnerable children, but also because it could free up more visas for foreign-born religious workers.