February 27, 2018

Activists and DACA recipients are seen in New York City Feb. 15. The group is walking 250 miles to Washington to demand Congress pass a "clean" bill with no conditions to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, such as the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, or DREAM Act. (CNS/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters)

"Although the Supreme Court decision buys Congress time to address the situation of undocumented youth, it should not give them an excuse to delay action. ... These young people remain at risk and deserve permanent protection and a chance to plan their futures. Catholic advocates should continue to push Congress and the president to grant them a path to citizenship."

- Kevin Appleby, senior director of international migration policy for the Center for Migration Studies in New York, from Supreme Court blocks Trump administration's effort to end DACA in March, published on National Catholic Reporter

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