Immigration

Residents mourn on Sept. 20 for the 11 victims killed in a church in Atzala, Mexico, during the Sept. 19 earthquake. A Catholic bishop in Mexico said the situation was extremely serious, and much aid would be needed. (CNS photo/Imelda Medina, Reuters)
Politics & Society Short Take
Antonio De Loera-BrustSeptember 22, 2017
The earthquake feels like yet another crisis tearing at our transnational families. The earthquake was a natural disaster, but the many ways American society fails to value the lives of foreigners, of immigrants, of its own citizens, because of their skin color or their Latino heritage is a
Afghan women hold placards as they take part in a protest demanding better living conditions at the refugee camp of the former international Helliniko airport in Athens, Greece, on Feb. 18. (CNS photo/Yannis Kolesidis, EPA)
Politics & Society News
Pope Francis said he is worried that even Catholics are arguing against accepting more migrants and refugees into their communities, and they often cite an ill-defined "'moral obligation' to preserve the original cultural and religious identity" of their nations.
CNS photo/Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ellen K. BoegelSeptember 19, 2017
The court is scheduled to hear cases relating to immigration, religious freedom, federalism, voting, employee rights and federal court jurisdiction over foreign governments and corporations.
Rosa Martinez, an immigration activist and a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, takes part in a rally Sept. 12 in Washington urging Congress to pass the DREAM Act. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters)
Politics & Society Explainer
Angelo Jesus CantaSeptember 14, 2017
From calling legislators to organizing parish activities, you can mobilize on behalf of vulnerable undocumented youths.
Politics & Society Short Take
Antonio De Loera-BrustSeptember 14, 2017
The fight for the Dreamers is a fight for every immigrant.
Politics & Society Video
America FilmsSeptember 12, 2017

Pope Francis says climate change deniers should "ask the scientists" and suggests the repeal of DACA is "not pro-life." Plus, he explains his black eye,