Immigration

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Bishop Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso made a passionate plea for others to understand the real danger that prompts migrants to leave their native lands.
An immigration rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington in April. The U.S. bishops' migration committee chair in a statement on July 18 urged President Donald Trump to "ensure permanent protection" for youth under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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U.S. bishops urge Trump administration "to continue administering the DACA program and to publicly ensure that DACA youth are not priorities for deportation."
Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, touches the hands of people in Mexico through a border fence following Mass in Sunland Park, N.M., in this 2014 file photo. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
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“Our border community knows the reality of a broken immigration system."
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The nuns give practical help and emotional support to scores of migrants flooding Sicily's shores. The U.N.'s International Organization for Migration said that as of July 3, more than 85,000 migrants landed in Italy this year.
Alicia von Stamwitz at age 6 (Photo courtesy of the author)
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Alicia von StamwitzJuly 05, 2017
I want to believe things are better now for immigrants, but I fear things are getting worse.
African migrants gather at the Caritas diocesan center in Palmero, Sicily, on June 1. (CNS photo/Dale Gavlak)
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The latest survivors of the dangerous sea voyage across the Mediterranean from Libya as European Union leaders expressed alarm at the rising numbers of migrants flooding into Italy.