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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
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Faith GoodNews
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 11, 2020
Helping parishes learn how to livestream. Writing letters. Youth ministry has changed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Francisco Ramírez delivers grocery donations in a neighborhood with a large immigrant population in the Bronx, New York, on April 18. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 05, 2020
Nearly 20 million immigrants work in health care, farm work and other jobs that are critical to the nation, writes J.D. Long-García, but many are shut out of assistance programs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaApril 29, 2020
Catherine is a model of contemplation in action, no doubt. But for many, the biography of her life has overshadowed her writings.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaApril 20, 2020
Classroom closures have meant that many parents are struggling to balance their own work with their new role as teachers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Parents are overwhelmed.
People wait in line for help with unemployment benefits at the One-Stop Career Center on March 17 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 31, 2020
Ms. Aguila and her husband are undocumented immigrants, but their children are U.S. citizens. If the children catch the coronavirus, she said, they will have health care. But as far as her husband and herself, Ms. Aguila said their only plan is just to not get sick.
A border patrol agent walks along a wall separating Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego on March 18. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 20, 2020
The “social distancing” required by the coronavirus is making it more difficult to provide essential services to migrants and asylum seekers stranded at the U.S.-Mexico border, writes J.D. Long-García.
Supporters gather outside before a rally for President Donald Trump at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Friday, Feb, 21, 2020. (Dylan Stewart/Image of Sport via AP)
Politics & Society News Analysis
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 10, 2020
About one-fourth of U.S. Latino voters strongly support President Trump. The positive direction of the economy is a major reason for their approval, writes J.D. Long-García.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaJanuary 30, 2020
Of the 7,000 asylum cases that have been completed in the El Paso sector since the policy was implemented, only 15 individuals received asylum—a denial rate of more than 99 percent.
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 04, 2019
Hint: It’s about food. And Mary.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 12, 2019
On Nov. 12, the U.S. bishops elected Archbishop Gomez to be the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on the first ballot.