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Center for Migration Studies Reports Decline of the US Undocumented Population

FEV 21 2016 by CMS

New York, NY – In a critical new report released today, the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) finds that the US undocumented population has fallen below 11 million for the first time since 2004.  The report also offers evidence that the Mexican-born undocumented population continues to decline, falling by more than 600,000 since 2010.  The paper further describes trends in the undocumented population over the past few years for selected countries of origin and states of residence.

 

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Migrants and Refugees still challenge us

FEV 15 2016 by SIMN

Message of General Superior of Scalabrini Missionaries for the 102nd World Day of migrants and refugees
17 January 2016

It is now more than a century that the Church has dedicated a day of reflection and prayer for migrant humanity, wishing to draw the attention of the faithful, and of all men and women of good will, to this portion of the people of God on their earthly journey. Recently, however, every day of the year was marked by the phenomenon of migrations or of asylum seekers: millions of men, women and children, too often unaccompanied, are confronting us: in them, forced to set out on a journey without the certainty of reaching the desired goal, we are challenged to glimpse the familiar face of the Son of God and to do each one his/her own duty.

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Los Migrantes y Refugiados continúan interpelándonos

FEV 15 2016 by SIMN

Mensaje del Superior General de los Misioneros Scalabrinianos, con ocasión de la 102da Jornada Mundial del Migrante y del Refugiado

17 de enero 2016

Hace ya más de un siglo que la Iglesia dedica una jornada de reflexión y oraci6n por la humanidad migrante, deseando con esto Hamar la atención de los fieles, y de todo ser humano de buena voluntad, sobre esta porción del pueblo de Dios en camino sobre la tierra. En los últimos tiempos, sin embargo, cada dia del año ha sido marcado por el fenómeno de las migraciones o la búsqueda de refugio: millones de hombres, mujeres y menores de edad, con mucha frecuencia no acompañados, nos interpelan: en ellos, obligados a emprender viajes sin la garantía del futuro deseado, somos desafiados a reconocer el rostro familiar del Hijo de Dios y a hacer cada uno su parte.

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