Deanery Takes Floyd Bennett Migrant Camp Under Its Wing

After Venezuelan migrant Marlimar Gomez bundled up her 4-year-old daughter, two older children, and herself against the frigid southeastern Brooklyn cold, they set out from the tent shelter at Floyd Bennett Field for the walk — more than 4 miles — to the nearest neighborhood, where she hoped to find food, warmer clothes, and, perhaps, toys for the children. 

Catholic Immigration Activists Call Protection for Venezuelans an ‘Answered Prayer’

PROSPECT HEIGHTS —  A Catholic organization focused on immigration law and advocacy supports the Biden Administration’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) extension for Venezuelan migrants, calling the decision “an answered prayer” for those who qualify. “This is welcome and relieving news indeed,” said Anna Gallagher, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. (CLINIC) in […]

Sacramento Diocese ‘Shocked’ as Migrants Abandoned at Pastoral Center

When a van dropped off 16 migrants at the Diocese of Sacramento’s pastoral center on Friday, June 2, staff responded as the Church routinely does in emergency situations — help first, ask questions later. The migrants were brought to a parish and eventually given a hotel room.