at catholic charities, refugee resettlement is about
finding 'christ in everyone'
The Pillar Catholic (.com)
Elisha Valladares-Cormier, the Pillar Catholic, reports
on the assistance given by Catholic Charities to
refugees arriving at U.S. borders. The needs are great.
Sometimes the material resources are not as plentiful.
The attitude of finding Christ in everyone, nonetheless,
is always available.
determining if you are a migrant, immigrant, refugee or
The Department of Homeland Security (DOH) should be your
first source for determining your appropriate status.
Their definition is the essential one as they (DOH) are
the ones that decide whether you enter the U.S. or not.
VisaNation has a guide which will help you decipher how
DOH defines migrant, immigrant, nonimmigrant, refugee or
asylee. (Note: the guide should be used for
informational purposes only.)
U.S. government wants public input on avoiding border
Border Report (.com)
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is asking the
public for input on ways to help avoid family
separations at the border. Comments will be accepted for
30 days (until January 10, 2022) and can be submitted to
the Federal Register (link available in article).
CBP Releases October 2021 Monthly Operational Update
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
This report is rather fascinating. It covers diverse
information such as the number and type of border
crossings, international travel and trade statistics,
drug seizures, the impact of COVID-19, and a few other
MPI 20th Anniversary Conference: Migration &
Migration Policy Institute (MPI)
In the 20 years since the Migration Policy Institute (MPI)
was founded, international migration trends and policies
have changed in dramatic ways. In this one hour webinar
MPI staff, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and
the president of Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) discuss
issues of immediate concern with an overall world view.
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Panel with UN High Commissioner for
Book truck rolls out promoting literacy and reading in
Salvador Rivera, Border Report, describes the thinking
behind the Book Truck now appearing in San Diego
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