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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 02, 2018
Posada Guadalupe can host as many as 20 young men at a time. They work on their G.E.D.s and learn English while they wait for their asylum applications to be processed.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 24, 2018
"Young Latinos are engaged. They are open to giving of themselves,” Archbishop José Gomez said. “We need to be more conscious of ministries for young Catholics.”
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 21, 2018
The U.S. bishops initiated the Encuentro, which means “Encounter,” to better serve the growing Latin American community.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 20, 2018
Congress has authorized one-third of the estimated $120 billion some estimate Puerto Rico will require for recovery.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 14, 2018
President Donald Trump tweeted that hurricanes Irma and Maria did not kill 3,000 Puerto Ricans. The assertion runs contrary to recent findings announced by Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rossello.
Faith Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 12, 2018
Encuentro, which means “Encounter,” is an initiative from the U.S. bishops that seeks to better serve the growing Latin American community and will continue through 2020.
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaSeptember 07, 2018
Some Catholics would like to exploit the crisis to promote anti-L.G.B.T. agendas. We cannot stand for it.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 30, 2018
Inspired by Medellín, María del Carmen Moncayo de Villaseñor and María Luisa Arroyo de Ramírez founded the association in Mexico City in 1973.
Cristhian Bahena Rivera is escorted into the Poweshiek County Courthouse for his initial court appearance, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Montezuma, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 23, 2018
“The president has turned immigration into simply good people, bad people and a wall.”
Buffalo Bayou floods past its banks near downtown Houston on Aug. 31, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas with 4.5 feet of rain. (CNS photo/James Ramos, Texas Catholic Herald)
Politics & Society Features
J.D. Long-GarcíaAugust 21, 2018
Hurricane Harvey took a toll on all Houstonians—rich and poor, white and brown, city and suburb—but this boomtown proud of its diversity is getting back on track.