Bishop Swain DACA Statement

In response to the Executive Order to eliminate the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement concerning the termination of the so-called “Dreamers” immigration program. It seeks to protect those who were brought into the United States as children and therefore with limited knowledge of immigration laws. They should not be punished for actions they did not knowingly commit.

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