CLINIC, CRS, CCUSA, and USCCB/COM Urge DHS to Extend Life-Saving Protections to People Seeking Safety in the U.S. in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

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October 24, 2019

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Catholic Charities USA, Catholic Relief Services, and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration joined in requesting DHS extend life-saving protections for Bahamians who seek safety in the United States in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Specifically, the organizations request DHS designate Temporary Protected Status for the Bahamas and consider using other humanitarian protections, including prosecutorial discretion and humanitarian parole, for hurricane evacuees.