Immigration

Asylum seekers in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to names being called from a waiting list at a border crossing in San Diego on Sept. 26. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat,File)
Kerry Kennedy December 11, 2019
The human rights activist Kerry Kennedy, a daughter of Ethel and Robert F. Kennedy, finds both heartache and heroism during a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Catholic News Service December 10, 2019
Jakelin Caal Maquin died in December 2018 at the El Paso Children's Hospital in Texas of a bacterial infection
Refugees sponsored by the Vatican and the Sant’Egidio Community hold a banner supporting “Human Corridors” upon their arrival at Fiumicino airport on Dec. 4. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Since February 2016, Sant’Egidio has been able to bring 3,026 refugees into Europe using humanitarian corridors. Italy, thanks to the commitment of its episcopal conference and Protestant community, has welcomed the majority of the refugees brought in by Sant’Egidio, reaching a total of 2,448, most
A Jesuit who works for Jesuit Refugee Service in Thailand raised the question of ministry among migrants and refugees.
Jesuit Father Arturo Sosa Abascal (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Gerard O’Connell December 05, 2019
Father Sosa said the Society of Jesus will also seek to respond to “the concrete requests of Pope Francis” in support of his work for the renewal of the church and its structures.
On Nov. 22, 16 migrants were found concealed in a truck on board a ferry from France to Ireland