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Jorge Alvarenga on the campus of The Catholic University in Washington July 26, 2022 , about being separated from his mother for 17 years after she migrated to the U.S. from their native El Salvador.
Politics & SocietyNews
Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service
Though family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border has been a much-debated topic in recent years, children in Central America have long faced extended periods away from their migrant parents.
Cardinal Dolan speaks before a microphone.
Catholic News Service
Cardinal Dolan, at a recent press conference, reaffirmed the Catholic Church's commitment to aiding immigrants.
Hussain Kazimi as a teenager, working as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Afghanistan (photo courtesy of the author)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Hussain Kazimi
Though the families of former interpreters for the U.S. military are being targeted by the Taliban, there is still no established pathway for bringing them to the United States on a permanent basis.
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Marcia Pally
The us-them thinking of modern Trumpist populism is nothing new. Americans have been responding to duress with xenophobia and anti-government narratives since the country's founding.
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Catholic News Service
The archbishop of San Antonio offered prayers for 46 people found dead and another 16 survivors discovered June 27 in sweltering conditions in a semi-truck. Four more later died after being taken to hospitals.
A soldier carries a child from among a group of people believed to be migrants to shore in Dover, England, after a small boat incident in the Channel, on June 14, 2022. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“Migration is a complex issue, but it is not resolved by delegating our roles and responsibilities to other countries,” said Bishop Paul McAleenan.