Tag: Immigration

Pandemic adds increasing burdens on immigrants without legal status

Pandemic adds increasing burdens on immigrants without legal status

| Rhina Guidos | April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

From a darkened room, the immigrant spoke in mid-March via Skype to a reporter from the TV station Guatevision, which focuses on issues pertaining to Guatemalans in and outside of the country.

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From Readers – February 13, 2020

From Readers – February 13, 2020

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Caucus against assisted suicide
Get to know the ‘other’
Helping others not ‘either/or’

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Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy expanded to now include Brazilians

Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy expanded to now include Brazilians

| February 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

By requiring Brazilians seeking asylum in the United States to stay in Mexico while their immigration cases are reviewed is an unacceptable expansion of the Trump administration’s already “indefensible program,” said a Catholic bishop who heads a Texas border diocese.

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From readers – January 30, 2020

From readers – January 30, 2020

| January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Immigration dilemma
Sin or politics?

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Lonsdale pastor apologizes for ‘words that were hurtful to Muslims’

Lonsdale pastor apologizes for ‘words that were hurtful to Muslims’

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

“My homily on immigration contained words that were hurtful to Muslims. I’m sorry for this,” said Father Nick VanDenBroeke, pastor of Immaculate Conception in Lonsdale, in a Jan. 29 statement. “I realize now that my comments were not fully reflective of the Catholic Church’s teaching on Islam.”

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Catholic agencies disappointed by court’s order limiting immigrant aid

Catholic agencies disappointed by court’s order limiting immigrant aid

| Carol Zimmermann | January 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Charities USA and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, known as CLINIC, expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court’s Jan. 27 order allowing the Trump administration to go forward with a new rule meant to limit immigrants’ use of government benefit programs.

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Knights continue humanitarian efforts to help dioceses provide aid to migrants

Knights continue humanitarian efforts to help dioceses provide aid to migrants

| Rhina Guidos | December 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A border divides them, but when it comes to helping the men, women and children caught in the immigration drama playing out in the area that straddles Mexico and the United States, Catholic dioceses are acting as one humanitarian body.

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Bishops listen to grim landscape of policy on the immigration front

Bishops listen to grim landscape of policy on the immigration front

| Rhina Guidos | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a wide-ranging report on immigration Nov. 12, U.S. bishops heard a grim landscape facing immigrants and refugees trying to find shelter in the United States. But they also heard of the wide network of Catholic organizations trying to help, even as they, too, face challenges.

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Parish recommits to sanctuary; archbishop says immigration a pro-life issue

Parish recommits to sanctuary; archbishop says immigration a pro-life issue

| Jessica Able | October 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. William Church in Louisville reaffirmed its status as a sanctuary parish at a news conference on the steps of the church Oct. 8.

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Some immigration judges say they rule a certain way to avoid firing

Some immigration judges say they rule a certain way to avoid firing

| Mark Pattison | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Some immigration judges hearing cases at the U.S.-Mexico border have confided to their fellow jurists they have issued decisions on an immigrant’s ability to enter or stay in the United States based on whether the decision would get them fired.

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From readers – September 25, 2019

From readers – September 25, 2019

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

I was surprised that your newspaper published only one side of the “immigration detention” story in its Sept. 12 edition, namely “the inhumanity of separating migrant children from their parents.”

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The emigrant’s brave farewell

The emigrant’s brave farewell

| Greg Erlandson | September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

We talk a great deal in this country about immigration, too often in language that is hostile or fearful. What we don’t talk about is emigration, the act of leaving one’s home.

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