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Response to the Supreme Court Action

On Monday, June 26, 2017 the United States Supreme Court accepted review of the Administration’s Executive Order suspending the United States refugee resettlement program for 120 days and enacting a 90 day travel ban on visitors or immigrants to the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries (Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen). When doing so,… Read more

No longer lost, men find new lives here

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer In 1989, members of a militia fueled by a raging civil war burst into the villages of three boys between the ages of 7 and 10 in what is now South Sudan. Frightened, they ran in search of safety — something that would dangle just outside their grasp until… Read more

Catholic Charities USA Responds to President’s Budget with Grave Concern and Frustration

May 23, 2017 Alexandria, Va. – Sister Donna Markham OP, PhD, president & CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), expressed grave concern and frustration over President Trump’s proposed budget. “While CCUSA supports efforts to improve vital safety-net programs needed to move people out of poverty and protect life, the disastrous, and cruel, cuts to anti-poverty programs… Read more