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Archbishop: Church will continue to stand with refugees

Executive order throws Catholic Charities’ refugee resettlement program into doubt DETROIT — Since President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries on Jan. 27, Catholic leaders across the country have spoken out over the legal and ethical implications, especially for refugees escaping war-torn countries such as Iraq and Syria. The day…


Advocates expect to see more asylum seekers cross U.S.-Canadian border

By Michael Swan Catholic News Service TORONTO — Canada can expect to see more asylum seekers crossing its nearly 6,600-mile, mostly unguarded, border with the United States as enforcement toughens at the U.S.-Mexican border and President Donald Trump continues to issue executive orders to restrain refugee arrivals, advocates said. “It appears things will get worse…

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