Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 231

It is Pentecost – Speak with One Voice. Pope Francis has called on all of us to “Share the Journey” with migrants and refugees. Add your voice by asking Congress members to support refugee funding and protect lifesaving foreign aid for refugees around the world today. Click here for more information and learn how to contact your representatives.

ICYMI – World Refugee Day is Coming. June 20, 2018 is a day to remember and take action for refugees. See the USCCB toolkit for helpful ideas.

New USCIS Criteria Related to Residency Requirements. If you or someone you know is considering applying for citizenship, check with a qualified attorney to understand new rules related to children born out of wedlock.

Zero Tolerance at Border Splits Families. Catholic social teaching is based on the dignity of every human being and the importance of integrated family life. Read about how the administration policy contradicts that teaching.

Note: The next report will be on June 11 due to the CLINIC Convening in Tucson, Arizona next week.