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Catholic college presidents pledge support for students with DACA status

Catholic college presidents pledge support for students with DACA status

| Carol Zimmermann | December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

More than 70 presidents at Catholic colleges and universities have signed a statement pledging their support for students attending their schools who are legally protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

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Supreme Court tie vote blocks temporary plan to stop deportations

Supreme Court tie vote blocks temporary plan to stop deportations

| Carol Zimmermann | June 24, 2016 | 1 Comment

With a tie vote June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration’s plan to temporarily protect more than 4 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation.

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Another conversion needed on the road to Damascus

Another conversion needed on the road to Damascus

| September 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

The war in Syria and how the United States should respond in the wake of a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,400 Syrians last month has dominated much of the news in the last few weeks.

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