Politics & Society News
Ruby Thomas, Jessica AbleDecember 19, 2017
Despite the looming threat of deportation, Mirna continues to look ahead.
(Images: Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia Commons, Antonio De Loera-Brust, Sikelia Productions; Illustration by Antonio De Loera-Brust) 
Arts & Culture Film
Antonio De Loera-BrustDecember 18, 2017
“Gangs of New York” reminds us that for as long as the United States has been a nation of immigrants, it has been infected by xenophobia.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 15, 2017
More than 22,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children are already subject to deportation, and Congress seems no closer to finding a solution.
Faith News
Bishop Pates heard a cry for help in the detention center. After he left, he called on Congress to pass the DREAM Act.
Politics & Society Short Take
J. Kevin ApplebyDecember 12, 2017
The Trump administration has made clear its principles on immigration; Catholics should answer with a list of ways to reform the system with fairness and humanity.
Daniel Galan and Antonia Alvarez advocate for the passage of the DREAM Act near the U.S. Capitol building in Washington Dec. 5. They were fasting and praying for 10 days to draw attention to the immigration issue. (CNS photo/Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)
Politics & Society News
Alvarez, a parishioner of Incarnation Sagrado Corazon in Minneapolis, traveled to Washington with a group of leaders from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to speak with congressional leaders, then stayed behind to carry out the fast.