Immigration

It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision.
A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo waiting for an opportunity to get to Croatia and Western Europe. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
Kevin Clarke June 20, 2018
A record 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017. That total was 2.9 million more than at the end of 2016.
Pope Francis said he stands with the U.S. bishops who recently condemned the Trump administration's policy on immigration that has led to children being held in government shelters while their parents are sent to federal prisons.
Lucy Martin and her daughter together with other mothers and their babies attend a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing, to express their support to immigrants and their families and objection to the forced separation of migrant children from their parents, Washington, June 19 (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
James Martin, S.J. June 19, 2018
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Catholic News Service June 19, 2018
The U.S. bishops "cannot, in good faith, endorse" an immigration bill submitted by the House's Republican leadership, said Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, chairman of the bishops' Committee on Migration.
Catholic News Service June 19, 2018
An Australian missionary nun ordered by Philippine authorities to leave the country is still in danger of being deported, despite winning a reprieve from the Justice Department, said a top government official.