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‘Dreamers’ speaking up about their needs, concerns during encuentro

WASHINGTON -- Daniela, 25, is a talented Mexican immigrant who attends a private university on a full scholarship. She is one of the many "Dreamers,"...

DACA efforts take a different turn in Congress

WASHINGTON -- The executive director of the U.S. bishops' Migration and Refugee Services gives credit to a group of moderate Republicans in Congress trying...

College diploma: Source of pride and uncertainty for graduating Dreamers

WASHINGTON -- A group of current Washington Trinity University graduates are proud of what they've accomplished but also very anxious about the future. These emotions...

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

WASHINGTON — Catholic groups hailed an April 24 decision by a federal judge that said a program that benefits young adults who came into...

Third federal judge rules on ending DACA; he says Trump acted...

BALTIMORE  -- A federal judge in Maryland has ruled that President Donald Trump acted legally in ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program,...

Court blocks Trump administration’s effort to end DACA in March

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a blow to the Trump administration's effort to end a program in March that...

U.S. bishops declare national call-in day to urge Congress to save...

WASHINGTON -- After the Senate failed Feb. 15 to garner the 60 votes needed to move a bill forward to protect the "Dreamers," officials...

‘Dreamers’ say they’re asking for chance to stay, not handouts

HOUSTON -- Angelica Velazquez came to the United States at age 3 when her parents brought her from Mexico to the United States. They...

Vatican media notes Trump’s ‘harsh and offensive words’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- In its continuing coverage of the U.S. immigration debate, the Vatican newspaper noted media reports that President Donald Trump "used...

DACA expiration will lead to crisis for humanity, says Archbishop Gomez

LOS ANGELES -- Congress must separate "the conversation about DACA" from the "larger issues" about U.S. immigration policy, because allowing the program to expire...

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