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Civil groups lead efforts to reunite children with deported parents

Aug 15, 2018

The Trump administration may have ended its "zero tolerance policy," but deported parents are still struggling to be reunited with their children. NGOs have stepped in to assist families where the government has not, partial—as CLINIC attorney Sarah Bronstein explains—because the government has never faced a situation like this before.

Read the full National Catholic Reporter article here.

Church leaders told John Kelly child separation was “contrary to our Catholic values” a year ago

Jul 17, 2018

A Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Buzzfeed News revealed a letter sent to then-Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on March 17, 2017. The letter, signed by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Catholic Charities USA, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, warned the secretary of the traumatic consequences the policy could have on children.

Read the full America article here.