CCUSA president urges increase in FY2019 refugee admissions to the US

In a letter to President Trump, Sister Donna Markham OP, PhD, President & CEO of Catholic Charities USA, asked the president to take into consideration the plight of the more than 65 million refugees seeking humanitarian assistance and urged him to increase the number to be admitted into the United States through the Presidential Determination for Fiscal Year 2019 refugee admissions. Read the full letter here .

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CCUSA's Advocacy and Social Policy team advocates for policies that uphold human dignity and promote integral human development. Informed by the experience of local Catholic Charities agencies, the team urges policy makers to encounter the needy and vulnerable in their communities and to create policies which assist and support them.

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