Politics & Society FaithJ.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 13, 2018
Archbishop García-Siller keynoted “The Church in America: A Conversation on Immigration,” an event co-sponsored by America Media and the Mexican American Catholic College. Norma Pimentel, M.J., executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley and Sean Carroll, S.J., executive
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 04, 2018
In the fiscal year of 2018, U.S. immigration judges denied asylum in 65 percent of cases.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 19, 2018
Members of the Central American caravan will likely have to wait months to have their asylum cases heard, according to the Rev. Pat Murphy, a Scalabrini priest who runs the Casa del Migrante in Tijuana, Baja California. Fewer than 5 percent will be granted asylum, he said.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 13, 2018
The “Catholic Removal Impact Survey of Society” surveyed 133 deportees to provide insights into the effects of deportation on immigrants and their families.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 09, 2018
Those who cross the border illegally will be unable to claim asylum after President Trump signed a proclamation limiting such claims on Friday.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 08, 2018
Exit polls indicated that immigration was second only to health care in the minds of voters.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 06, 2018
The Trump administration announced plans to end DACA last year, but court rulings have temporarily blocked the termination of the program.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 01, 2018
The monument to the Virgin Mary, which will be surrounded by a meditation garden, was inspired by the Statue of Liberty and commissioned by the San Diego Organizing Project.
Politics & Society NewsJ.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 01, 2018
Hosffman Ospino, an associate professor of Hispanic ministry and religious education at Boston College, moderated a panel discussion on Latinos and Catholic education Oct. 30 at The Catholic University of America.
Politics & Society DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 29, 2018
Catholic aid groups are among those preparing for migrants fleeing violence in Central America—and who may face a U.S. border slammed shut to asylum seekers.