The Common Good

United States Conference Of Catholic Bishops Are For Legal Immigration Reform

Date: October 29, 2013

Recognizing the importance of engaging Congress on issues of interest related to immigration, refugees, and human trafficking, both bishops and Conference leadership at times testify on Capitol Hill. You will find on this page links to Congressional testimony of this sort.

In fact, you can see this Testimony of Most Reverend Archbishop Gomez Before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Comprehensive Immigration Reform, give on February 12, 2013.

We want to give a heartfelt thank you to the Catholic Religion for their leadership today for participating with the 600 Conservative leaders who urged United States Congressional action on Immigration Reform. We know that Immigration Reform is protected by the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution and those who participated with the 600 Conservatives leaders include but not limited to the below conveners:

Americans for Tax Reform – Bipartisan Policy Center – Bread for the World – Christian Community Development Association – Consumer Electronics Association – Engine Advocacy – Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention – ImmigrationWorksUSA – Liberty Counsel Action – Marriott International – McDonald’s – Microsoft – National Association of Evangelicals – National Association of Manufacturers – National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference – National Latino Evangelical Coalition – National Restaurant Association – Republicans for Immigration Reform – Sojourners – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops – U.S. Travel Association – World Relief