"We Are With You" – "In Unsettled Times," US Bench Makes Fresh Call to Immigrants, Refugees

Posted March 22, 2017 12:52 pm by Editor

"We Are With You" – "In Unsettled Times," US Bench Makes Fresh Call to Immigrants, Refugees

Amid a roiled political environment – and capping off a remarkable across-the-board protest of President Trump’s signature policy commitment – the top leadership of the US bishops has used its first meeting of the year in Washington to issue a significant call that “It is necessary to safeguard the United States in a manner that does not cause us to lose our humanity.”As reports around the country indicate a broad spike in arrests and detainments by federal Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, and with the new administration’s ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries stalled in the courts, the statement

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