Voices
J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Faith Faith in Focus
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 22, 2017
Las Posadas, “the inns,” is a reenactment of the Holy Family’s search for lodging in Bethlehem before the birth of Christ.
Faith News Analysis
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 21, 2017
For those who were sexually abused by priests, the news of Cardinal Bernard Law’s death evoked an avalanche of emotions.
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaDecember 15, 2017
More than 22,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children are already subject to deportation, and Congress seems no closer to finding a solution.
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 21, 2017
D.H.S. has canceled Temporary Protective Status for Haitians, giving recipients until July 22, 2019, to leave the country.
Father Carlos Francis Mendez visits with Rosa Mendez Torres, a woman who suffers from diabetes, in Las Marias, Puerto Rico. (J.D. Long-García)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 15, 2017
Almost two months after the devastating storm, the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church is bringing food, water and blessings to the residents of Las Marias, Puerto Rico.
Students tend to family in need at Universidad Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Photo: J.D. Long-García)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 14, 2017
Students “have lifted up this whole university, challenging us to go out to the margins, like Pope Francis asks.”
Politics & Society News
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 03, 2017
It could be months before Rosa Maria will be able to see her family.
Politics & Society Of Many Things
J.D. Long-GarcíaNovember 02, 2017
The nation has changed, once again. This time we are becoming more Latino. The demographic shift is not the future; it is the present.
Protestors rally to support Temporary Protected Status near the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 26. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Dispatches
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 20, 2017
Around 200,000 Salvadorans and 57,000 Hondurans have been residing in the United States for more than 15 years under Temporary Protected Status. But that status is set to expire in early 2018.
Politics & Society Explainer
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 12, 2017
For National Hispanic Heritage month, we ask: Do you prefer “Hispanic” or “Latino”?