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Texas county becomes largest yet in state to enact abortion ‘travel ban’

Oct 24, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The ban on transport applies “if the transportation of such individual begins, ends, or passes through the unincorporated area of... Read more

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U.S. bishops praise Biden's repeal of travel ban

Jan 21, 2021

After President Joe Biden on his first day in office revoked a travel ban from certain Muslim-majority and African countries,... Read more

US bishops oppose expansion of immigration restrictions

Feb 3, 2020

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is decrying a Trump administration order that expands, by six, a list of... Read more

Protesters outside of the Supreme Court on June 26, 2018.

US bishops disappointed by Supreme Court decision upholding travel ban

Jun 27, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has expressed disappointment with a Supreme Court ruling upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban,... Read more

Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18-21, 2016.

Trump administration announces changes to travel ban

Sep 25, 2017

Just weeks before the Supreme Court was to hear a challenge to the Trump administration’s travel ban, the administration announced... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

The bishops have spoken up on two very different issues – and now the Supreme Court will, too

Jun 26, 2017

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

As the Supreme Court wrapped up its latest term on Monday, it agreed to consider a major religious freedom case,... Read more

Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH, July 18-21, 2016.

Federal judges in Hawaii, Maryland block Trump's new travel ban

Mar 16, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked President Donald Trump’s temporary refugee and travel ban from going into effect.  Read more

A Syrian refugee child at a camp in Serbia, October 2015.

Don't shut US doors to refugees, bishops plead

Mar 6, 2017

By Matt Hadro

With people fleeing humanitarian crises around the world, President Donald Trump’s new executive order halting refugee admissions is wrong, Catholic... Read more