Politics & Society NewsJ.D. Long-GarcíaMay 16, 2019
President Donald Trump announced new priorities for immigration reform from the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, underscoring the need for border security, limiting asylum cases and merit-based immigration over family-based immigration.
Faith DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaApril 04, 2019
“For Jesus, it wasn’t about taking the right stand on issues. It was about standing in the right place.”
Politics & Society NewsJ.D. Long-GarcíaApril 01, 2019
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is facing an “unprecedented humanitarian and border security crisis,” according to officials.
Politics & Society NewsJ.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 19, 2019
“We are all humans and we deserve a chance to thrive. We’re not asking for things to be given to us. We’re asking for an opportunity to work hard."
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 14, 2019
U.S. and Mexican bishops urged “the administration to reverse this policy, which needlessly increases the suffering of the most vulnerable and violates international protocols.”
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 08, 2019
“The historical and practical importance of this ruling cannot be overstated,” according to the deputy director of the A.C.L.U.’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 07, 2019
Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona moved the Casa Alitas shelter for asylum seekers to the monastery in January. Their previous location in Tucson was not big enough to accommodate the influx of asylum seekers.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 06, 2019
A compromise to protect Dreamers and T.P.S. recipients “must not be achieved at the expense of other immigrant children and families,” said Bishop Mario Eduardo Dorsonville-Rodríguez in testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaFebruary 14, 2019
A new Catholic initiative connects volunteers with undocumented members of the community who need support.
Faith Faith in FocusJ.D. Long-GarcíaFebruary 01, 2019
Mexican Catholics commemorate the day Mary and Joseph presented the Lord in the temple by bringing statues of the Child Jesus to Mass. And afterward: tamales.