Border bishops lament plight of immigrant families [CC]


In a recent letter, 13 bishops from the border region of Mexico, Texas, and New Mexico said that "what is happening to the immigrant family in the United States is an offense against God …



This seems to be more a refugee issue than immigration issue though they are related.

People outside of the United States must apply for refugee status.

People who have already made it to the United States border or the interior (perhaps by using a visa or by entering illegally) can apply for asylum status.


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