J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Politics & Society News Analysis
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 16, 2018
This week’s top U.S.-Latino Catholic news
President Donald Trump reviews border wall prototypes on March 13 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 14, 2018
As Trump touts border wall in California, skeptics say it misses the point.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrest a man in San Clemente, Calif., May 11, 2017 (CNS photo/Lucy Nicholson, Reuters).
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 13, 2018
“There has been fear for years, but with the new administration, it is more severe.”
Politics & Society News Analysis
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 02, 2018
V Encuentro: How to reach fallen-away Latino Catholics
Mark Gomez, a lay leader of Encuentros Juveniles in the Miami Archdiocese, listens during the Encuentro gathering on Feb. 23 in that city. (CNS photo/Tom Tracy)
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaMarch 01, 2018
The fifth version of a project started by the U.S. bishops in 1972 goes to the peripheries of the church to welcome back Hispanics.
Activists and recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, march up Broadway in New York City on Feb. 15 during the start of their "Walk to Stay Home," a five-day 250-mile walk from New York to Washington to demand that Congress pass a clean DREAM Act to save the program. (CNS photo/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaFebruary 26, 2018
“Now is the time to pass legislation that enables the Dreamers to become citizens and full contributing members of our society,” said Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles.
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaFebruary 18, 2018
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are urging Catholics to call Congress and demand they act on behalf of “Dreamers.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaFebruary 14, 2018
More than 800,000 Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as minors, could lose their legal status on March 5.
Members of the Hispanic Federation participate in a Unity March in November 2017 in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to highlight the ongoing humanitarian and natural disaster crisis in Puerto Rico. (CNS photo/Yuri Gripas, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaFebruary 12, 2018
Some of the poorest parts of the island remain cut off from the transportation and energy infrastructure.
President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaJanuary 31, 2018
“Families aren’t chains. They are mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, grandmothers, grandfathers and brothers and sisters.”