martedì 2 novembre 2021

Stati Uniti
U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Affirms Renewed Termination of Migrant Protection Protocols, Urges Further Steps to Improve Treatment of Vulnerable Migrants

On October 29, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas issued a new memorandum terminating the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico.” Secretary Mayorkas previously issued a memorandum to end the program, but a federal district court vacated that decision and ordered DHS to reimplement it. In solidarity with Mexican and American bishops from along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has opposed MPP since it was first created in 2019. Earlier this year, the USCCB filed an amicus curiae brief before the Supreme Court of the United States, arguing that MPP is contrary to domestic and international law, as well as Catholic social teaching. (...)