Author: AsiaNews

Detroit: More than 100 Iraqi Christian migrants risk repatriation

Detroit (AsiaNews) – President Donald Trump’s hard line on immigration has put more than 100 Chaldean Iraqis at risk of repatriation. In Iraq, their life would be in danger, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) says in a letter sent to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Fr Giancarlo Ghezzi, a PIME missionary and pastor at Detroit’s All Saints Church, agrees. Speaking to AsiaNews, he said that many groups are paying for Trump’s policy. In February, the Department of Homeland Security made more groups subject to deportation. Previously, only undocumented migrants with a criminal record were affected; now...

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