The Office for Migration Policy monitors information and prepares briefs on migration issues to enable the bishops to develop policy and respond to debates.
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The current priorities of the Office for Migration Policy are laid out in four main categories: the pastoral challenges, the policy challenges, the UK Visa and Immigration Points Based System and promoting major events for migrant communities.
Mission of the Church to Migrants is a 2008 statement celebrating migrants' cultural and spiritual patrimony and the ways in which they enrich Catholic parishes and dioceses.
The Community Sponsorship Scheme offers a way for local groups - including parish groups - to assist refugees fleeing war and violence to integrate safely into our local communities.