• April 16, 2021

Tags : remain in mexico

As MPP processing begins in El Paso, Officials release statements

As Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers began processing migrants previously halted in Mexico by the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), officials within the government issued the following statements regarding the process in El Paso. Statement from Customs and Border Protection (CBP) “Today in El Paso, we began processing a limited number of individuals who were […]Read More

President Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy blocked in federal court

A federal appeals court in California halted the Trump administration’s “remain in Mexico” immigration policy on Friday, a blow to the president’s restrictive immigration agenda that cripples one of the government’s approaches to curbing migration across the U.S. southern border. The program — officially known as the Migrant Protection Protocols, or MPP — called for pushing asylum seekers […]Read More

Statement: Bishop of El Paso on expansion of Remain in

A year of Remain in Mexico has damaged enough human lives, hurt enough families and chipped away far too much at our country’s commitment to life, dignity and the protections that should be afforded to asylum seekers and refugees. It is unfortunate that on this sad anniversary the government should expand this indefensible program to […]Read More

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates

After being detained in a U.S. Border Patrol processing facility for more than seven weeks, a young Central American woman was finally able to tell immigration Judge Nathan Herbert the most harrowing part of her journey to the United States. “I was separated from my daughter. I need to be with her,” the woman, who […]Read More

Story in Many Pics: ‘Faith Action’ at Stanton Street Bridge

On Thursday, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso and clergy of the Diocese of Ciudad Juárez participated in the binational ‘Faith Action’ at the Stanton Street bridge in Downtown El Paso. As the temperatures in the area soared above 100 degrees, Bishiop Seitz, Rev. Javier Calvill  and scores of migrants met and marched […]Read More