Tag: Immigration

Driver’s license arguments in Minnesota raise questions about morality, justice

Driver’s license arguments in Minnesota raise questions about morality, justice

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A complex swirl of emotions, moral and legal questions drive the nation’s debate on immigration and the presence of more than 10 million undocumented people in the United States.

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Religious sister publicly thanked by Pope Francis to be part of immigration panel

Religious sister publicly thanked by Pope Francis to be part of immigration panel

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A sister from Texas who was publicly thanked by Pope Francis in 2015 for her immigration work will appear on a panel discussing immigration April 9 at Pax Christi in Eden Prairie.

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DACA recipient knows ups, downs in immigration rules

DACA recipient knows ups, downs in immigration rules

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alejandra Chavez Rivas, 29, knows the ups and downs of immigration rules.

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‘Faith’ at core of growth of law firm that helps immigrants, says founder

‘Faith’ at core of growth of law firm that helps immigrants, says founder

| Jacob Comello | February 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jesus says in the Gospel of Matthew that the kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed: It begins as “the smallest of all seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. It becomes a large bush, and the birds of the sky come and dwell in its branches.”

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CLINIC, partners want end to ‘remain in Mexico’ policy for asylum-seekers

CLINIC, partners want end to ‘remain in Mexico’ policy for asylum-seekers

| February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Immigrant advocates called on the Department of Homeland Security to rescind the so-called “remain in Mexico” policy that finds the United States returning migrants across the southern border to await their U.S. court hearings.

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Immigration battles continue as 2018 comes to an end

Immigration battles continue as 2018 comes to an end

| Rhina Guidos | December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The year may be coming to an end but the battles on the immigration front promise to continue well into 2019 and beyond.

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Another legal fight likely looms over child immigration detention

Another legal fight likely looms over child immigration detention

| Rhina Guidos | September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

In what is likely to result in another legal showdown over immigration, the Trump administration is seeking to set down new rules that would allow government officials to detain children in immigration detention facilities — this time accompanied by their undocumented parents — for longer periods of time than currently allowed.

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Cardinal Tobin addresses immigration, abuse scandal at Notre Dame lecture

Cardinal Tobin addresses immigration, abuse scandal at Notre Dame lecture

| Don Clemmer | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church in the United States is living through two storms, a U.S. cardinal observed. He said there is the policy of “zero tolerance” toward undocumented immigrants, which has plunged communities into fear, and the Holy Spirit working “like a hurricane” to smash structures of clericalism through the current clergy sexual abuse crisis.

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Bishops sought to share journey with migrants, not join political fray

Bishops sought to share journey with migrants, not join political fray

| July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The journey for many of the new migrants entering the U.S. near the border town of McAllen involves a mix of hardship and blessings.

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Bishops end border visit, call reunification of children urgent

Bishops end border visit, call reunification of children urgent

| Rhina Guidos | July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

In less than 48 hours, a group of Catholic bishops saw the faces of triumph and relief from migrants who had been recently released by immigration authorities, but ended their two-day journey to the border with a more “somber” experience, visiting detained migrant children living temporarily within the walls of a converted Walmart.

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At Texas center, bishops join in a warm welcome for recent arrivals

At Texas center, bishops join in a warm welcome for recent arrivals

Some had been on the road for weeks, others for days, and some entered looking haggard and sunburned with little more than the clothes they were wearing, some holding the hands of their children as a group of Catholic bishops joined a chorus of hands applauding in welcome.

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Republicans help bring down their party’s ‘compromise’ immigration bill

Republicans help bring down their party’s ‘compromise’ immigration bill

| Rhina Guidos | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The proposal, which had been called a “compromise” bill by Republicans, would have provided some respite to youth brought to the country illegally as minors, as well as some $25 million in funding for part of a wall along the border with Mexico, which President Donald Trump desperately wants. 

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