US bishops’ migration chairman denounces Biden administration’s proposed limits on asylum access
February 27, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: The Biden administration has rolled out new asylum restrictions that mirror a Trump-era policy.
“While recognizing our country’s right to maintain its borders, my brother bishops and I have consistently rejected policies that weaken asylum access for those most in need of relief and expose them to further danger,” said Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso, chairman of the US bishops’ Committee on Migration. “Because that is the likely result of this proposal, we strongly oppose its implementation.”
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