A statement from Bishop Perez on the recent tragedy involving the death of a migrant father and his daughter at the southern border
News of the Diocese
June 26, 2019
Our hearts break at the news of the drowning of a father and his toddler daughter who died while crossing the Rio Grande as they tried to reach a better life in our country. This horrible incident serves as a stark reminder of our broken immigration system and the urgent need for immediate action. I add my voice to that of Cardinal Daniel N. DiNar...
Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration Statement in Response to Imminent Administration Deportation Plans
National Catholic News
June 22, 2019
WASHINGTON—On Monday, June 17, 2019, President Donald J. Trump announced impending immigration enforcement actions by the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Subsequent press reports on Friday, June 21 indicated that ICE has plans for an enforcement operation in major cities to remove thousands ...
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