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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaJune 19, 2018
“‘What can I do?’ That’s what everyone needs to ask themselves. We can’t be paralyzed. We need to act.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaJune 08, 2018
“We do have a sovereign border, but we also have a call to recognize that there are people who are fleeing to this country to save their own lives.”
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies at a House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 25, 2018
The Secretary of Education stirred up controversy when she said it was up to schools to decide if an undocumented student should be reported to authorities.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 16, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security ignored warnings from top officials at the State Department by ending T.P.S. for Hondurans on May 4.
Dallas Auxiliary Bishop Gregory Kelly (left) and Bishop Edward J. Burns (right) meet with local law enforcment during a Dallas Area Interfaith meeting last November. Photo courtesy Dallas Area Interfaith
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 15, 2018
“They want to know who they’re talking to,” Father Forge said of police. “Well, we already issue our volunteers with ID cards, so we jumped on that.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 11, 2018
A group of representatives wants to force a vote on immigration reform in the House.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 09, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vowed to prosecute anyone who enters the United States illegally.
Pedro Narez from St. Gabirel Parish in Hopkins, Minn., in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis prays April 13 during the Region VIII encuentro at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria, Minn. (CNS photo/Dianne Towalski, The Catholic Spirit)
Faith News
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 04, 2018
Overall, about 40 percent of U.S. Catholics are Hispanic, according to the survey.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 03, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reviewing a case decided by the Board of Immigration Appeals involving a Salvadoran woman who received asylum due to fleeing domestic abuse in her country.
In this June 15, 2010, file photo, immigration reform advocates march around the Federal Courthouse in downtown Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaApril 27, 2018
Plans to halt a Bush-era legal program have been suspended, at least for the moment.