Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 23, 2020
“The government doesn’t want to reunite the children with their parent...They don’t see it as their role.”
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 21, 2020
In a new documentary that premiered in Rome today, Pope Francis says separating migrant children from their parents is “something a Christian cannot do. It’s cruelty of the highest form.”
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 27, 2020
“Asylum on the border is pretty much impossible,” a legal advocate with the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, said. “Covid is being used as an excuse to close the border.”
Faith FaithJ.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 15, 2020
With a global pandemic, ongoing racial tensions and the presidential election, Hispanic Heritage Month is looking a little different in 2020.
Faith NewsJ.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 14, 2020
Everyone dies, but not all cultures observe death in the same way.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 31, 2020
The United States is going through a national examination of conscience on the question of race, and the Latino community is no exception.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 10, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic and skepticism of the federal government are forcing Latino leaders to get creative in promoting this year's census, reports J.D. Long-García.
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‘We’re on the verge of putting children on the streets.’ Covid-19 devastates the hospitality industryJ.D. Long-GarcíaJuly 31, 2020
For many in the hospitality industry, writes J.D. Long-García, the lingering pandemic means no job, unpaid bills and even imminent homelessness.
Politics & Society News AnalysisJ.D. Long-GarcíaJuly 22, 2020
The Supreme Court has given a reprieve to DACA recipients worried about deportation. But J.D. Long-García reports that they will not rest until they secure a pathway to citizenship.
Politics & Society NewsJ.D. Long-GarcíaJuly 09, 2020
Institutions of higher learning in the United States had expected a drop in international enrollment this fall. Now, they may lose all international students who typically pay higher tuition rates, a source of funding many universities have come to depend on.