Immigration

Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
“So many other footsteps are hidden in the footsteps of Joseph and Mary,” Pope Francis said. “We see the tracks of entire families forced to set out in our own day.”
Ruby Thomas, Jessica Able December 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) 
Antonio De Loera-Brust December 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.
J.D. Long-García December 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.
Bishop Pates heard a cry for help in the detention center. After he left, he called on Congress to pass the DREAM Act.
J. Kevin Appleby December 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.