Canada and USA – Concerns about the increase of detention and deportation

On January 25, President Donald Trump issued two Executive Orders that will impact immigrants both in communities across the U.S. and those who approach the southern border seeking refuge from violence. The Jesuits of Canada and the United States have expressed their profound concern about the US Administration’s actions to dramatically increase detention and deportation, to further divide the United States from its neighbors, and to disregard the judgment of local authorities when it comes to protecting their communities. Read more… You can access here a second statement from the Jesuit Conference.