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.
Politics & Society News
‘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.
Politics & Society News AnalysisJ.D. Long-GarcíaJuly 09, 2020
President Trump seemed to acknowledge the problematic beginning of his relationship with President López Obrador when he said their friendship developed “against all odds.”
Politics & Society NewsJ.D. Long-GarcíaJune 25, 2020
Today’s court decision removes any judicial check on the Trump administration’s efforts to fast-track the deportations of asylum seekers who cannot show strong evidence of persecution in their home countries.
Faith Short TakeJ.D. Long-GarcíaJune 23, 2020
This year, pitchers will not hit—not in the American League nor in the National League. Experts speculate this will lead to a permanent change in baseball.
Faith FeaturesJ.D. Long-GarcíaJune 12, 2020
New ministries are trying to help Latino L.G.B.T. Catholics and their families understand each other by working at the intersection of faith, culture and sexuality, reports J.D. Long-García. The first step is talking openly and honestly.
Faith DispatchesJ.D. Long-GarcíaJune 11, 2020
It is not uncommon to see a Tesla or a Lexus among the cars in line for food donations at parishes in the diocese.