Tag: DACA

Immigrants, advocates navigating post-DACA-deadline landscape

Immigrants, advocates navigating post-DACA-deadline landscape

| Mark Pattison | March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The last government shutdown — well, threatened shutdown, anyway — seems so long ago.

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Federal judge rules Trump acted legally on ending DACA

Federal judge rules Trump acted legally on ending DACA

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

A federal judge in Maryland has ruled that President Donald Trump acted legally in ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying “the decision to wind down DACA in an orderly manner was rational.”

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Dozens of Catholics arrested as they ask Congress to help ‘Dreamers’

Dozens of Catholics arrested as they ask Congress to help ‘Dreamers’

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dozens of Catholics, including men and women religious, were arrested near the U.S. Capitol Feb. 27 in the rotunda of a Senate building in Washington as they called on lawmakers to help young undocumented adults brought to the U.S. as minors obtain some sort of permanent legal status.

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Back in Washington after recess, members of Congress get calls on DACA

Back in Washington after recess, members of Congress get calls on DACA

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

As Congress reconvened after a 10-day recess, members of both chambers received calls from Catholics around the country Feb. 26 urging them to find a legislative solution to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

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U.S. bishops declare national call-in day to urge Congress to save DACA

U.S. bishops declare national call-in day to urge Congress to save DACA

| February 21, 2018 | 2 Comments

After the Senate failed Feb. 15 to garner the 60 votes needed to move a bill forward to protect the “Dreamers,” officials of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced a “National Catholic Call-In Day to Protect Dreamers” Feb. 26.

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Catholics urged to appeal to lawmakers in Congress to pass DACA bill now

Catholics urged to appeal to lawmakers in Congress to pass DACA bill now

| February 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

By day’s end Feb. 15, members of the U.S. Senate had rejected four immigration proposals, leaving it unclear how lawmakers will address overall immigration reform and keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in place.

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DACA uncertainty leaves lives in balance for four Chicago Catholics

DACA uncertainty leaves lives in balance for four Chicago Catholics

| Joyce Duriga and Michelle Martin | February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today, 42,400 young people are able to work legally in Illinois and pay taxes through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Catholics condemn ‘racist’ comments attributed to president

Catholics condemn ‘racist’ comments attributed to president

| January 16, 2018 | 4 Comments

Some Catholics said it was more important to look at the sentiment, not the vulgarity of the words the president of the United States allegedly used to refer to immigrants from certain countries: Disparaging, hateful, racist.

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Bishops ‘encouraged’ by consensus that DACA solution ‘urgently needed’

Bishops ‘encouraged’ by consensus that DACA solution ‘urgently needed’

| January 11, 2018 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Catholic bishops “are encouraged by the consensus” that emerged from a White House meeting that a legislative solution for DACA is “urgently needed,” said the chairman of the bishops’ Committee on Migration.

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Federal judge puts temporary block on Trump’s decision to end DACA

Federal judge puts temporary block on Trump’s decision to end DACA

| January 10, 2018 | 1 Comment

A U.S. District Court judge in San Francisco Jan. 9 temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by March.

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St. Thomas More gives sanctuary to two families

St. Thomas More gives sanctuary to two families

| Bridget Ryder | December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Eight months after declaring itself a sanctuary parish for undocumented immigrants, St. Thomas More in St. Paul has hosted two families. The parish’s hospitality gave the families time to sort out situations complicated by their lack of legal immigration status.

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Mass of Solidarity calls on Catholics to open hearts to immigrants, refugees

Mass of Solidarity calls on Catholics to open hearts to immigrants, refugees

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bishop Cozzens asked Catholics to support legislation in Congress enacting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Minnesota’s Catholic bishops plan in early January to initiate a postcard campaign urging Congress to enact DACA before the program ends in March.

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