Bishop Joe Vasquez

Thumbnail jordan refugees credit catholic relief services cna As US hits refugee cap, bishops ask Trump administration to do more

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the United States government’s cap on refugees having been reached for the year,...

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Thumbnail us mexican border in arizona credit chess ocampo shutterstock cna As vote looms, here's what bishops think about Trump's border wall

Washington D.C., Jul 26, 2017 / 03:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Congress prepares to vote on whether to fund the further construction of a wall along...

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Thumbnail protests against the end of daca at the white house on sept 5 2017 credit matt hadro cna Bishops decry Trump administration's decision to end DACA

Bishops condemned the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to end a program that benefited hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who...

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Thumbnail crowds turned out for a town hall meeting in los angeles where archbishop jose h gomez spoke on immigration jan 14 2014 courtesy of victor aleman vida nuevacom cna Bishops disappointed as Trump administration ends migration program for minors

After the Trump administration ended a parole program for young migrants from Central America, the head of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee...

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Thumbnail refugee children from afghanistan credit jazzmany shutterstock cna Bishops reaffirm support for refugees as judges scrutinize Trump policy

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2017 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that affirmed a legal...

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Thumbnail child peering through fence immigration credit peter kirkeskov rasmussen via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 5 28 15 Bishop: Trump's immigration principles will harm the vulnerable

After US President Donald Trump asked Congress to pass stricter immigration laws if they plan to grant legal status to certain undocumented...

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Thumbnail migrant credit gustave deghilage via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Despite pleas from bishops, immigration arrests soar in 2017

Washington D.C., May 20, 2017 / 04:19 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Immigration arrests have risen sharply in 2017 compared to the previous year, after the...

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Thumbnail syrian refugee child credit vlada93 shutterstock cna Don't shut US doors to refugees, bishops plead

Washington D.C., Mar 6, 2017 / 03:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With people fleeing humanitarian crises around the world, President Donald Trump’s new...

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Thumbnail military ship credit vytautas kielaitis cna Here's why the US bishops are distressed about military spending

Washington D.C., May 23, 2017 / 03:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Leading U.S. bishops have expressed serious concerns with President Donald Trump’s...

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Thumbnail us capitol dome credit dan thornberg shutterstock cna House passes pair of bills aimed at tighter immigration enforcement

Washington D.C., Jul 10, 2017 / 02:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States House of Representatives on June 29 passed two bills in an effort to...

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Thumbnail migrant credit gustave deghilage via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Judge halts deportations of Chaldean Christians to Iraq

Detroit, Mich., Jun 23, 2017 / 03:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A district court judge on Thursday halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqis,...

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Thumbnail hiding children immigration credit david chang via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 5 28 15 New immigration rules will hurt the vulnerable, US bishops warn

Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2017 / 12:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Trump administration’s new border and immigration enforcement rules needlessly...

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Thumbnail trump announces introduction of the raise act with sen tom cotton r ark left and sen david perdue r ga at the white house aug 2 2017 public domain Proposed legal immigration limits draw strong criticism from US bishops

Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2017 / 04:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Senate proposal for immigration limits backed by President Donald Trump would hurt...

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Thumbnail donald trump at the republican national convention in cleveland oh july 18 21 2016 credit addie mena 5 cna Trump administration announces changes to travel ban

Just weeks before the Supreme Court was to hear a challenge to the Trump administration’s travel ban, the administration announced new restrictions...

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Thumbnail cuban flag credit steward cutler via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 5 11 15 US bishop disappointed over new policy toward Cuban migrants

Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Friday, the U.S. bishops’ migration chair criticized the Obama administration’s...

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Thumbnail us capitol senate side public domain cna 4 23 15 US bishops: Newest health care proposal fails moral test

Leading U.S. bishops have applauded pro-life provisions in the newest GOP health care proposal, but said that substantial changes are needed in...

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Thumbnail us president donald trump signs two executive orders during a visit to the department of homeland security credit hip somodevilla getty images cna US bishops: Trump's refugee order will only harm victims of war, terror

Washington D.C., Jan 30, 2017 / 03:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic bishops and relief leaders were among the critics of President Donald Trump’s...

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Thumbnail 18 02 messico haitian migrants credit salesians cna US bishops welcome Trump administration's reprieve for Haitian migrants

Washington D.C., May 23, 2017 / 04:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Trump administration’s decision to allow 50,000 Haitian earthquake victims to remain...

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