The immigration crisis has reached a fevered pitch, and Catholics can no longer ignore its devastating humanitarian, public health, and national security consequences.
The casualties are piling up on both sides of the border. In December 2022 alone, the U.S. Border Patrol encountered over 251,000 migrants.
- Drug lords and cartels have made a lucrative business for themselves based on the status quo. Trafficking most affects vulnerable families, especially women and children.
- Fentanyl is killing over 100,000 Americans every year, and the majority of it comes in over the unsecured border.
- Between October 2022 and January 2023, 38 people on the FBI’s terror watch list were found at the southern border.
The Biden administration isn’t the only guilty party. According to detailed reports from the Heritage Foundation, non-governmental organizations (NGO’s), including Catholic churches and charities, are facilitating the travel of illegal migrants throughout the United States.
The study shows that such organizations “are working in concert with the Biden administration to facilitate the worst border crisis in American history, according to an investigation that examined the movement of 30,000 mobile devices in the United States.”
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