Immigration

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
J.D. Long-García January 31, 2018
“Families aren’t chains. They are mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, grandmothers, grandfathers and brothers and sisters.”
Father Tom Smith, OFM Conv., welcomed Lorena Rivera, an undocumented immigrant, to the Holy Retreat Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico. (J.D. Long-Garcia)
J.D. Long-García January 30, 2018
“It’s not just, ‘I’ll pray for you.’ We need to do something personally for them.”
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is applauded as he arrives for his Jan. 20, 2017 swearing-in as the country's 45th president at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (CNS photo/Rick Wilking, Reuters)
Our readers January 25, 2018
Although many readers were dismayed by being asked to pick a “best” policy, 31 percent of respondents told America that restrictions on abortion were Mr. Trump’s best policy.
Antonio De Loera-Brust January 22, 2018
Democrats, and the Republicans who understand Dreamers are owed protection, could take a lesson from people of color around the country in how to navigate a political process tainted by racism. The lives of 800,000 Dreamers depend on it.
J.D. Long-García January 22, 2018
“Separating fathers from families has been going on for a while. But now, even mothers are being separated from their children.”
Seattle Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo concelebrates Mass on Jan. 21 at St. Joseph Church in Jifna, West Bank. (CNS photo/Debbie Hill)
Bishop Elizondo was among 10 Hispanic U.S. bishops visiting the Holy Land to advocate for "bridges not walls."