Refugee resettlement ‘effectively halted’: Catholics implore Biden to accept more refugees

Refugee resettlement ‘effectively halted’: Catholics implore Biden to accept more refugees Migrants seeking asylum in the US are detained in Calexico, California, by Customs and Border Patrol agents April 8, 2021. Photo: CNS
Catholic organisations expressed dismay that the United States this year could admit the lowest number of refugees in decades. According to the International Rescue Committee, a non-profit that assists refugees, only 2,050 refugees have been admitted to the United States in the current fiscal year. Although President Biden promised to raise the limit on the…
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