Immigration

Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, N.M., prays on Nov. 16 during the opening of the 2015 fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
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The bishops' spring assembly will include discussions ranging from immigration to religious freedom, as well as the Synod of Bishops on youth.
U.S. President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on March 6 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)
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The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments for and against a revised version of Trump's executive order on immigration.
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Wyatt MasseyMay 17, 2017
“They could bring nearly 12 million people out of the shadows, if they wanted to,” Cardinal Tobin said. “This isn’t about border security. It’s about being attentive to the reality of people who are already in our communities.”
Protesters, who are against the Senate Bill 4 Sanctuary Cities ban, rally outside the Texas Department of Insurance building, where Gov. Greg Abbott has an office in Austin, Texas, on Monday, May 1, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
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The Catholic bishops said the Texas law "does not help peace officers build trust with the migrant community."
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Jim McDermottMay 05, 2017
“So far we do not know of anybody on Oahu that has been visited by ICE or picked up.”
Demonstrators call for an end to deportations in a protest outside the White House in Washington in late December. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters) 
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Ashley McKinlessMay 04, 2017
A woman and her 5-year-old son were deported to Honduras, where, the mother says, they are the target of gangs.