WASHINGTON—CardinalDaniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference ofCatholic Bishops (USCCB), along with USCCB vice-president, Archbishop José H. Gomez ofLos Angeles, and Bishop Joe S. Vásquez, chairman, USCCBCommittee on Migration, have issued a call to U.S. Catholics and people of goodwill across the nation to take part in a "Call-in-Day" on February 26 for theProtection of Dreamers.
Withthe March 5th deadline looming, we ask once again that Members of Congress showthe leadership necessary to find a just and humane solution for these youngpeople, who daily face mounting anxiety and uncertainty.
Therefore,the bishops are asking individuals to contact their Members of Congress to urgethem to:
- Protect Dreamers from deportation
- To provide them a path tocitizenship
- And, to avoid any damage toexisting protections for families and unaccompanied minors in the process
Totake part in the Call-In-Day to Protect Dreamers, please contact your Membersof Congress by calling 855-589-5698 and visiting https://justiceforimmigrants.org/what-we-are-working-on/immigration/daca-resource-page/ (English and Spanish downloads areavailable).
Formore information on how you can further support Dreamers, pleasevisithttps://justiceforimmigrants.org/ and https://www.sharejourney.org/.
Keywords:United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB, Cardinal Daniel N.DiNardo, Archbishop José H. Gomez, Bishop Joe S. Vásquez, USCCB Committee onMigration, Dreamers, National Call-In Day, U.S. Congress, protection, path tocitizenship, families, unaccompanied minors, deportation, immigrants, action
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