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Jefferson, an 8-year old boy from Honduras, is questioned by a border patrol agent on Aug. 26 after crossing the Rio Grande into Roma, Texas.(CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
America Staff
Border Patrol officials said that the large number of expulsions during the pandemic had contributed to a higher-than-usual number of migrants making multiple border crossing attempts.
A young, internally displaced Afghan woman carries a child near their shelter at a camp on the outskirts of Kabul in June 2019. (CNS photo/Omar Sobhani, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyFeatures
J.D. Long-García
Many faith-based organizations are among those working to provide assistance. Returning to Afghanistan is simply not an option.
Sisters of the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara, an order founded in Argentina, are seen after the ceremony where they professed vows at Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2017. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
FaithLast Take
Thu Do
Nearly 400 international religious institutes have extended their mission to the United States. This has helped the ranks of women religious better reflect an increasingly diverse Catholic population.
Arts & CultureBooks
Tom Deignan
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's new book is a fierce diagnosis of what continues to tear America apart.
for an article on immigration and migration from colombia, view of the border wall between the united states and mexico
FaithFaith in Focus
V.A. García
I have crossed deserts and climbed walls to protect my son from violence in Colombia.
Jefferson, an 8-year old boy from Honduras, stands near his parents as he is questioned by a border patrol agent Aug. 26, 2022, after they smuggled across the Rio Grande into Roma, Texas. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
Politicians may fear losing elections, but too many citizens seem to fear migrants and asylum seekers themselves.