During these uncertain times, we want to have as much information as possible for you. Some of these documents are from MRS and some are from other organizations. We will continue to update the documents as we receive them.


USCCB Migration-Policy Related Resources:

COVID-19 and Refugee Resettlement

Catholic Partners Letter: Removing Barriers to Care During the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Pandemic

E-mail Blast to JFI (3/19/20)

30 Ways to Take Care of Yourself and Others

Sensitive Locations FAQ

Migration Provisions CARES Act

National COVID-19 Related Detention Guidance Measures to Ensure Safety of Immigrant Detainees and Detention Staff

Guía nacional de detención relacionado con COVID

USCCB Migration Related Asks for COVID-19 Package #4


USCCB Prayer Resources:

USCCB President Archbishop Gomez’s Reflection and Prayer During Coronavirus

USCCB Statements on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development Encourages Lawmakers in Providing Aid and Relief to Those Affected by Coronavirus

U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for Domestic Justice and Human Development Praises Lawmakers for Historic Emergency Legislation on Coronavirus Relief


Government and International Health Resources:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Eligible Emergency Protective Measures Fact Sheet (FEMA) 

15 Days to Slow the Spread Coronavirus Guidance (White House/CDC)

USCIS Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (USCIS)

COVID-19: Recommended Preventative Practices and FAQs for Faith-based and Community Leaders (HHS)

Key Legal Considerations on access to territory for persons in need of international protection in the context of the COVID-19 response (UNHCR) En Español

Refugee Health Guidelines (CDC)



Other Resources:

Multilingual COVID-19 Video Resources (Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange)

COVID-19 Statement regarding Asylum Seekers

COVID-19 and Public Charge: What Immigrant Communities Need to Know (Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Coalition)

COVID-19 And The Displaced: Addressing the Threat of the Novel Coronavirus in Humanitarian Emergencies (Refugees International)

Catholic Charities USA COVID-19 Resources (CCUSA)