Facts about immigration
For information on the Catholic teaching regarding immigration, click here
Opportunities for Social Action and partnerships
Justice for Immigrants works to educate the public, especially the Catholic community, including Catholic public officials, about Church teaching on migration and immigrants, create political will for positive immigration reform, enact legislative and administrative reforms based on the principles articulated by the bishops and organize Catholic networks to assist qualified immigrants obtain the benefits of the reforms.
The International Institute of St. Louis offers comprehensive adjustment services for refugees and immigrants in our community. In turn, these newcomers expand the richness of St. Louis' diversity and help revitalize our economy.
The Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, a coalition of organizations that recognizes the intrinsic value of all people, organizes and advocates for the basic rights of all immigrants. MIRA opposes all measures in the state of Missouri that create an unwelcoming climate for immigrants and refugees or that limit the rights of immigrants to be full and productive members of their communities. Recognizing that our federal system of immigration is broken, MIRA works statewide to build support for comprehensive immigration reform.
Homeland: Immigration in America is a three-hour documentary series that explores one of the most polarizing issues facing America today.
The Missouri Catholic Conference (MCC) is the Public Policy agency for the Catholic Church in Missouri. The Missouri bishops serve as the MCC Board of Directors. The MCC is actively involved in all levels of government, especially state and federal issues. The MCC promotes the common good by advocating for public policy that upholds the sanctity and dignity of all human life.
Bishops Statements on Immigration
To learn about Bishops that made statements on immigration, click here.
For information on immigration policy, click here