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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Politics & Society News Analysis
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 19, 2018
A new proposal from the Department of Homeland Security could make it much more difficult for legal immigrants to get green cards in the United States. But even before its implementation, the proposal has led immigrants to avoid receiving public benefits.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 17, 2018
While recommitting to help, L.I.R.S. and the U.S. bishops called on the Trump administration to “commit to immigration policies that are humane and uphold each individual’s human dignity.”
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 09, 2018
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocked the Caribbean nation of Haiti Oct. 6, with authorities estimating 15 dead and 333 injured, the Associated Press reports.
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 03, 2018
St. Francis didn’t just serve the poor and love animals. He taught us how to die well, too.
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.