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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,"...

Catholics turn out to support ‘dreamers’ after DACA rescinded

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Mercy Sister Rita Parks stood near the large crowd in front of the White House that was almost silenced after...

Ending DACA program called ‘reprehensible’ and ‘heart-breaking’ by U.S. bishops

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Sept. 5 that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is “being rescinded” by President...

Texas bishops object to call to end protection of young migrants

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — After a Texas attorney general gave the Trump administration an ultimatum to end a policy protecting young migrants or face...

U.S. bishops call for permanent protection for young migrants

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chair of the migration committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged the Trump administration to “ensure permanent...

Trump administration announces ‘enhanced enforcement’ of immigration laws

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In two memos published Feb. 20, the Department of Homeland Security outlined guidelines that White House officials said would enhance...

Catholic panelists discuss ‘Faithful Priorities in a Time of Trump’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Catholic panelists gathered to discuss “Faithful Priorities in a Time of Trump” said it is difficult to get over some...

Catholic college presidents pledge help for ‘childhood arrivals’ — undocumented students...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — More than 70 presidents at Catholic colleges and universities have signed a statement pledging their support for students attending their...

Religious leaders call circuit court ruling on deferred deportation unjust

Religious leaders and immigration advocates expressed support for the Obama administration's plan to seek a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court after an federal...

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