The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns was invited to join the legal effort to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program alive by writing about the lived experiences of Maryknoll missioners in an amicus brief supporting a case on behalf of 42,000 DACA recipients in the state of New York.
Read Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns' part in an amicus brief for a successful case in New York to stop the end of the DACA program.
On November 1, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns sent the following letter to all Members of Congress as part of a daily letter drive during the first week of November by more than 50 faith-based organizations in support of the Dream Act of 2017. House Democrats are threatening a government shutdown unless Congress adopts protections for Dreamers by December 8.
On November 1, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns sent a letter to all Members of Congress in support of the Dream Act of 2017.
(From the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ Justice for Immigrants Campaign)
The Dream Act of 2017 was recently introduced in the Senate as a bipartisan effort. It is intended to protect immigrant youth who entered the United States as children and know America as their only home.