Pope Rejects ‘Alarmist Propaganda’ on Migration, Urges Policy of Welcome

After a week of rising tensions within Europe amid a surge in migrant arrivals, with some countries, including France, taking measures against asylum-seekers, Pope Francis in Marseille Saturday challenged “alarmist propaganda” over immigration and advocated for a unified equitable reception policy.

Hispanic Catholic Leaders Meeting With Senators on Immigration Reform

When Antonio Guzman-Diaz meets with senators on Capitol Hill about migration on Wednesday, April 27, he’ll anchor his appeal for change on the realities migrants face: His own, as a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, and those in his community, forced to flee dire circumstances in their home countries.


Visa Delays Causing Hardships for Church Workers in U.S.

Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso considers the process temporary religious worker visa recipients endure to maintain lawful status a “race against time” with federal processing backlogs making it difficult to satisfy different permissions and expiration dates.