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Supreme Court to take up DACA case, not abortion law, next term

Supreme Court to take up DACA case, not abortion law, next term

| Carol Zimmermann | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

In its next term, the Supreme Court will examine if the Trump administration illegally tried to end a program that protects young adults brought to the U.S. as minors without documentation.

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Faith groups decry immigration detention of pregnant women

Faith groups decry immigration detention of pregnant women

A coalition of groups objected to the detention of pregnant women by U.S. immigration officials, saying that they are deeply concerned “about detention conditions.”

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DACA uncertainty leaves lives in balance for four Chicago Catholics

DACA uncertainty leaves lives in balance for four Chicago Catholics

| Joyce Duriga and Michelle Martin | February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today, 42,400 young people are able to work legally in Illinois and pay taxes through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Health care law: uncertain outcome after multiple diagnoses

Health care law: uncertain outcome after multiple diagnoses

| Carol Zimmermann | October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Affordable Care Act — on the examination table since President Donald Trump came into office — has been poked, prodded and even pronounced dead while the fight to keep it alive keeps going.

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Catholics voice concern about EPA efforts to dismantle Clean Power Plan

Catholics voice concern about EPA efforts to dismantle Clean Power Plan

| Dennis Sadowski | October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

An Environmental Protection Agency decision to roll back an Obama-era regulation to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants met with disapproval and pledges to work to keep key components of the plan in place from Catholic organizations.

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Obama signs bipartisan international religious freedom bill

Obama signs bipartisan international religious freedom bill

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama Dec. 16 signed the Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, approved by the House Dec. 13.

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MN Catholic Conference notes concerns over compromise on contraceptive mandate

MN Catholic Conference notes concerns over compromise on contraceptive mandate

| February 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

UPDATED: “We are awaiting the details and are reserving judgment, but today’s amendments do not seem to be a true reversal of an unwise and unjust policy,” said Jason Adkins, MCC executive director.

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