USA – Jesuit Conference condemns anti-immigrant amendments

The Jesuit Conference has condemned the anti-immigrant amendments made by the House of Representatives to the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act that were added in mid January. In response to the House’s actions, Jesuit Conference President, Father Timothy Kesicki, SJ, made the following statement: “As Jesuits, we assess every piece of legislation through the lens of whether or not it improves the lives of the poor and marginalized, or whether it further undermines the justice they seek and deserve. Unfortunately, the legislation introduced in the House of Representatives does not meet that standard…” Read more …