CCUSA opposes DOJ, DHS proposed rule on asylum

July 14, 2020

Pursuing asylum is a legal pathway to our country and recognized as a critical lifeline for migrants fleeing deadly circumstances. The proposed rule amounts to another unfortunate example of American withdrawal from its role as a global leader for migrants under both domestic law and international law. Further, as a faith-based organization, we see the proposed rule of essentially eliminating the pursuit of asylum for the majority of those who seek it as morally wrong: “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me” (Matthew 25:35).

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