Bishops have grown increasingly concerned with the current public discourse surrounding immigrants, in which newcomers are characterized as a threat to the nation and not a benefit. Anti-immigrant fervor on tv and radio shows, citizens attempting to enforce immigration laws, and, most disturbingly, the enactment of restrictive immigration laws are evidence of this negative public environment, the cardinal said. Psome 20 catholic organizations with national networks have come together to form justice continue reading for immigrants: a journey of hope. The catholic campaign for immigration reform. Member organizations include united states conference of catholic bishops (usccb): migration and refugee services, catholic campaign for human development, domestic social development, international justice and peace, hispanic affairs, catholic legal immigration network, inc.