The immigration legislation that passed the Senate this week is an effort to address an unprecedented wave of immigrants – legal and illegal – that have entered the country in recent years. The Congressional Research Service reports that by 2010 the U.S. had 40 million foreign-born residents, with over 11 million of them here illegally. What should be done to create an orderly and legal immigration system? The MCC has developed a commentary that delves into this question while offering perspectives from Catholic teaching. Click MCC Commentary for more.