Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 358

Why are there unaccompanied children at the border? Why would parents send children on a treacherous journey from their homes in Central America to the United States? Justice for Immigrants has published a backgrounder and frequently asked questions.

Employment authorization documents (EAD). An EAD is extremely important to immigrants and refugees, but it is often unclear who is eligible. For those eligible, the application process is frequently confusing. On April 14, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) is offering an informative webinar on the details of EAD’s.

What does migration look like? Numbers do not tell the migration story. Migration affects the dignity of the human person. See Faces of Migration on the Justice for Immigrants website.

Justice for Immigrants. Immigrants and refugees run the same risk of COVID-19 infection as everyone else, but they may lack the means of getting vaccination or other medical care. JFI continues to update its COVID resource page.

ICYMI – Justice for Immigrants. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops sponsors the Justice for Immigrants campaign. Make sure you are not missing out on any of the new materials we are putting on the @USCCBJFI website. See JFI transition documents and the new FAQs on recent executive actions. Go to, scroll to the bottom of any page and fill out the form.