TPS Emergency Townhall Meeting

In response to the Department of Homeland Security’s recent announcement about Temporary Protective Status (TPS), Haitian Americans United for Progress Inc., will present an Emergency Immigration Townhall Meeting at Sacred Heart Auditorium, Cambria Heights, on Dec. 2, 6 to 8 p.m.

Bishops Troubled by Changes To ‘Protected’ Haitians’ Status

Following the decision by the Trump administration to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for 59,000 Haitians currently living in the United States, Austin Bishop Joe Vásquez, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Migration, called the decision “deeply troubling” and warned that it would “tear individuals from their loved ones, homes, careers, and communities.”

Trump Administration to Terminate the Temporary Protected Status

Following the decision by the Trump administration to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for 59,000 Haitians currently living in the United States, Austin Bishop Joe Vásquez, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Migration, called the decision “deeply troubling” and warned that it would “tear individuals from their loved ones, homes, careers, and communities.”

Paul Ryan Praises Catholic Charitable Work, Silent On Immigration at Al Smith Dinner

At a time when the Catholic Church’s relationship with the Trump administration is marked by particular tension over the decision to end the DACA program, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan headlined the 72nd annual Al Smith dinner on Thursday night in Manhattan. The dinner is one of the most prominent fundraising events held by the Catholic Church in the United States.

U.S. Bishops Urge Caution On Republican-Backed Healthcare Bill

The United States bishops are urging caution on the proposed Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill that is currently scheduled for a Senate vote next week. Four bishops from pro-life, migration, religious liberty, and justice and human development committees sent on a letter on Thursday rejecting the partisan bill and its rushed timeline.

Cardinal Dolan Says U.S. Bishops United On Immigration and Will Defend DACA

Just hours after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration would move to end DACA program which protects qualified immigrants from deportation, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York joined forces with a diverse coalition of New York City leaders and activists with a simple message: We will protect you.

Bishops Blast Trump Ax-tion On DACA

The decision was announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and now leaves an estimated 800,000 individuals with an uncertain legal fate, prompting widespread fear and uncertainty among the nation’s immigrant communities and their allies.

Growing Up in America, She Wants to Stay Here

Unconscious, unstable and not breathing was a young man after his family found him attempting to end his own life. His family started CPR and dialed 911 to save what would have been a life span just shy of 22 birthday candles.

Bishop Blasts Militarization Of Border

Denouncing the “demonization of migrants,” hateful rhetoric, the militarization of the border and a system that divides families, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, called on Catholics to heed the Church’s teachings to welcome the migrant.