Tag: Catholic Charities

Salvadoran Illegal Alien Arrivals Spiking in South Texas

The surge of illegal aliens arriving in south Texas during the summer of 2014 stunned law enforcement agencies and social service providers across the Rio Grande Valley. The numbers haven’t been as high in 2015, but some organizations are noticing a spike in the numbers of illegal aliens from El Salvador walking through their doors in recent months.

Unholy Alliance: Christian Charities Profit from $1 Billion Fed Program to Resettle Refugees, 40 Percent Muslim

Though they are officially “non-profit” organizations, Catholic Charities, Lutheran Social Services, and several other Christian organizations are profiting from lucrative contracts with the federal government to resettle refugees in the United States. Of the 100,000 refugees resettled in the United States in 2014 under the Refugee Resettlement program, an estimated 40 percent were Muslims.

‘Special Immigrant Juvenile Status’: Texas Democrat Files Bill to Mandate Education Materials for Judges

Democrat Texas State Representative Ana Hernandez (D-Houston), has filed a bill that would require a Texas Supreme Court committee to develop an educational guide that would assist judges in determining which children are eligible for “special immigrant juvenile status” (“SIJS”). Federal law gives special protections to eligible unaccompanied immigrant children (“UACs”) who have entered the country illegally.