USA - Statement on immigration reform
At the end of January, the U.S. Jesuit Conference, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, and the Kino Border Initiative issued a statement encouraging bi-partisan action for comprehensive immigration reform. In order to address "an out-of-date and badly broken immigration system," the U.S. Jesuit Conference has reiterated several components established by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that must be included in a comprehensive approach to immigration reform.
In addition to the U.S. Jesuit Conference's advocacy work, students from Jesuit high schools and colleges across the country will be visiting their Congressional representatives in Washington, D.C. advocating on behalf of comprehensive immigration reform as part of the Ignatian Family Advocacy Month, organized by the Ignatian Solidarity Network. To read the statement: Read more...