WASHINGTON – In one of the most anticipated cases of the term, the Supreme Court June 18 ruled against efforts by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.
SEATTLE – In its first Spanish-language panel discussion broadcast on Facebook Live, leaders from the Archdiocese of Seattle addressed the current immigration crisis with an eye toward dispelling myths and speaking directly to undocumented immigrants in Western Washington.
SEATTLE – The state’s bishops have issued a call for “comprehensive immigration reform that honors the dignity of those seeking a better life in the United States, while also addressing the legitimate need for safe and secure borders.”
I bet you didn’t know that on any given day of the week you will find Latino families in South King County, gathering in one of our thrift stores to be educated, counseled and protected from a very cold world. Centro Rendu was born out of love for our immigrant Latino communities that suffer from daily exploitation, indifference and hostility. It is named after one of our founders, Sister Rosalie Rendu (a firebrand), a radical Daughter of Charity who gave her life in service to the powerless and taught the poor how to fight for their dignity.
WASHINGTON – U.S. bishops joined Pope Francis in expressing sadness after seeing photos of the lifeless bodies of a migrant father and his daughter who drowned near the U.S. border with Mexico.
SEATTLE – Although Pope Francis’ “Share the Journey” initiative comes to an official close in mid-June, Catholics in the Archdiocese of Seattle will continue supporting and advocating for local immigrants and refugees.
TACOMA – On a dead-end street outside the Northwest Detention Center, an estimated 300 people attended a Mass marking the culmination of the Archdiocese of Seattle’s Walking and Witnessing pilgrimage to show solidarity with immigrant families.