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.

Catholics Clamor For Fix To Green Card Backlog, End To Legal Limbo

Rebecca Scholtz has experienced firsthand how the Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) program can be an “incredibly life-changing process” for undocumented youth, one that culminates with a green card and the ability to make a life for themselves in the U.S.