Some of migrant children under age 5 separated from their families by the government were reunited with loved ones July 9 with help from Catholic organizations.
Catholic News Service July 13, 2018
The Vatican's nuncio to the United nations welcomed the "inclusion and added emphasis on the right to family unity and to family life" in the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.
The Associated Press July 11, 2018
Federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border.
Having made the treacherous trip through the desert landscape and across the border, the lucky migrants find themselves welcomed with food, water and human warmth at a Catholic-run humanitarian center in downtown McAllen.
Pepe Urzua, a roofer who arrived from Mexico eight years ago, cradles his two-month-old daughter, Luna, as his wife, Betty, holds their daughter, Scarlet, during the a street festival in Goshen, Ind., on June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
J.D. Long-García July 10, 2018
A growing number of Americans are open to increases in legal immigration, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
Bishop Joseph C. Bambera of Scranton, Pa., talks to an immigrant woman, recently released from U.S. custody, on July 1 at a Catholic Charities center in McAllen, Tex., as part of a fact-finding trip to the border by a delegation of U.S. bishops. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth) 
Kevin E. McKenna July 06, 2018
We can see and judge the unjust treatment of refugees and migrants by the United States. Now we must address the root causes of the injustice.