Immigration

People march outside the White House Aug. 15 at a rally calling on President Donald Trump to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters) 
Politics & Society News
Kevin ClarkeSeptember 05, 2017
Reacting to the move to end DACA, the bishops said, “Today, our nation has done the opposite of how Scripture calls us to respond. It is a step back from the progress that we need to make as a country.”
Politics & Society Last Take
Cecilia González-AndrieuSeptember 05, 2017
DACA is a small and imperfect step in realizing what we Christians assert as truth about the dignity of all.
A woman holds her cat as she rides a boat out of her flooded Houston neighborhood on Aug. 29. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Politics & Society Short Take
Kristin Zipple-SheddAugust 31, 2017
Immigrants face prejudice and hate-filled laws, but a devastating hurricane caused people of all races and religions to open their doors to the stranger.
A demonstration in support of the DACA program took place in front of the White House on Aug. 15. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Catholic leaders voice alarm that the president will end the DACA program protecting undocumented individuals brought to the U.S. as children.
Politics & Society News
An estimated 7,000 men, women and children, primarily Haitians, have entered Canada over the summer since U.S. President Donald Trump ended a program offering temporary asylum to Haitians displaced by that nation's 2010 earthquake.
In this Jan. 26, 2016 photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of metro Phoenix, at a campaign event in Marshalltown, Iowa (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer).
Politics & Society Short Take
Antonio De Loera-BrustAugust 29, 2017
The sheriff is the personification of law enforcement behaving lawlessly.