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Bishops' Statements


Periodically bishops will make public statements related to migration related issues.  Here you will find statements that focus on migration related issues, including human trafficking, immigration, and refugees.  Please take the time to review these statements so that you can have a better understanding of the Church's position on these topics. 

USCCB Chair calls Senate Immigration framework important first step, seeks Bipartisan cooperation for just, humane legislation, January 28, 2013

Bishops greet Supreme Court decision on Immigration with hope, caution, June 25, 2012

Bishops' Statement November 30, 2011 Archbishop Gomez on Secure Communities 

USCCB Chairmen applauds new deportation policy, encourages expeditious implementation that focuses on Immigrant families, youth, September 29, 2011

Statement on the DREAM ACT June 2011

USCCB and CRS Chairmen applaud extension and re-designation of TPS to Haiti, express concern with  resumption of deportations,  May 17, 2011

Archbishop Gomez Statement on H2-A Visa Program April 13, 2011

On anniversary of Archbishop Romero's death, Bishops call U.S. to do more for Latin America, March 23, 2011

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