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Citing ‘capricious’ decision, judge says DACA applications may continue

Citing ‘capricious’ decision, judge says DACA applications may continue

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic groups hailed an April 24 decision by a federal judge that said a program that benefits young adults who came into the country without legal permission as minors can still accept new and renewed applications and must maintain protections that prevent those who are enrolled in it from being deported.

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Bishops throw support behind another bill to protect undocumented youth

Bishops throw support behind another bill to protect undocumented youth

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration announced support April 25 for a bipartisan bill that provides a pathway to citizenship for young adults brought into the country as minors without legal documentation. The proposed bill also calls for an increase in security at the border between Mexico and the U.S., an increase in immigration judges and ties U.S. aid to certain Central American countries based on their efforts to address smuggling and steps to combat corruption as well as to strengthening rule of law at home.

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Pope, Christian leaders condemn use of violence against Syria

Pope, Christian leaders condemn use of violence against Syria

| Carol Glatz | April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sharply criticizing a failure to find nonviolent means of bringing peace to Syria and other parts of the world, Pope Francis appealed to world leaders to work for justice and peace.

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Catholic leaders react to Trump’s plan to send National Guard to border

Catholic leaders react to Trump’s plan to send National Guard to border

| Carol Zimmermann | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders in Texas criticized President Donald Trump’s April 4 announcement that he would be deploying National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Something for (almost) everyone in omnibus budget package

Something for (almost) everyone in omnibus budget package

| Mark Pattison | March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some might argue that instead of “omnibus,” the proper word for the bill is “ominous.”
And if $1.3 trillion can’t solve everyone’s wish list, then what can?

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Video games get White House scrutiny after Parkland shooting

Video games get White House scrutiny after Parkland shooting

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was only 40 years ago that the video game “Space Invaders” came onto the scene.

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Trump looks at prototypes for border wall that bishop calls ‘grotesque’

Trump looks at prototypes for border wall that bishop calls ‘grotesque’

| Rhina Guidos | March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

On the day that marked the fifth anniversary of the election of a pope who has called on others to “build bridges, not walls,” the president of the United States toured Southern California to look at prototypes for a wall he promised to build on the border with Mexico.

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Immigrants, advocates navigating post-DACA-deadline landscape

Immigrants, advocates navigating post-DACA-deadline landscape

| Mark Pattison | March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The last government shutdown — well, threatened shutdown, anyway — seems so long ago.

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Federal judge rules Trump acted legally on ending DACA

Federal judge rules Trump acted legally on ending DACA

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

A federal judge in Maryland has ruled that President Donald Trump acted legally in ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying “the decision to wind down DACA in an orderly manner was rational.”

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Acts of love, courage are signs of God’s grace in the U.S., Trump says

Acts of love, courage are signs of God’s grace in the U.S., Trump says

| Dennis Sadowski | February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Acts of love, courage and sacrifice by first responders, parents and children alike are hallmarks of a country that is rooted in prayer and deep faith in God, President Donald Trump told the National Prayer Breakfast.

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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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Every child ‘a precious gift from God,’ Trump tells pro-life rally

Every child ‘a precious gift from God,’ Trump tells pro-life rally

| Julie Asher | January 19, 2018 | 1 Comment

In remarks broadcast to the March for Life from the White House Rose Garden, President Donald Trump said that his administration “will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence, and that is the right to life.”

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