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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America

Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 21, 2017
D.H.S. has canceled Temporary Protective Status for Haitians, giving recipients until July 22, 2019, to leave the country.
Father Carlos Francis Mendez visits with Rosa Mendez Torres, a woman who suffers from diabetes, in Las Marias, Puerto Rico. (J.D. Long-García)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 15, 2017
Almost two months after the devastating storm, the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church is bringing food, water and blessings to the residents of Las Marias, Puerto Rico.
Students tend to family in need at Universidad Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Photo: J.D. Long-García)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 14, 2017
Students “have lifted up this whole university, challenging us to go out to the margins, like Pope Francis asks.”
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 03, 2017
It could be months before Rosa Maria will be able to see her family.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 02, 2017
The nation has changed, once again. This time we are becoming more Latino. The demographic shift is not the future; it is the present.
Protestors rally to support Temporary Protected Status near the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 26. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 20, 2017
Around 200,000 Salvadorans and 57,000 Hondurans have been residing in the United States for more than 15 years under Temporary Protected Status. But that status is set to expire in early 2018.
Politics & Society Explainer
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 12, 2017
For National Hispanic Heritage month, we ask: Do you prefer “Hispanic” or “Latino”?
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 28, 2017
Congress has until March 5 to pass legislation to help immigrants who are currently shielded from deportation by the program.
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 22, 2017
“It is good to rediscover our history and welcome the diversity of the people in the United States.”