CCUSA writes to Congress to provide for Afghan refugees, vulnerable people in continuing resolution

As Congress considers a continuing resolution (CR) to provide interim funding for fiscal year 2022, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) urges Congress to address funding needs for Afghan resettlement, disaster relief and social safety net programs to protect vulnerable people.

CCUSA and its 167 member agencies operate 3,000 sites across 50 states and the territories, providing disaster relief, refugee resettlement and social services to more than 15 million needy people in 2020.

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Advocacy & Social Policy Initiatives

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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