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Marine vet counts on prayer, faith to reunite with deported husband

WASHINGTON — In the quest to bring her deported Mexican husband, Marcos, back to the United States to live with her and their four...

New head of CLINIC is experienced litigator, expert on immigration law

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Many people might not have noticed that Anna Gallagher took over Feb. 1 as executive director of the Catholic Legal...

Bishop urges Congress to pass protections for Dreamers, TPS holders

WASHINGTON — Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington called on Congress to adopt legislation that would protect “Dreamers” and those covered by Temporary...

Colombian churches help Venezuelan soldiers who have deserted

CUCUTA, Colombia — Pvt. Andry Rosales hugged a Colombian soldier and broke into tears as he surrendered himself to this country’s military. The 21-year-old Venezuelan...

500 religious groups, leaders seek end to ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

WASHINGTON — Calling the federal government’s migration protection protocols — also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy — “baseless and immoral,” a coalition...

Bishops urge bipartisan plan to stop shutdown, protect ‘vulnerable’ groups

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Congress “must come together” to reach a bipartisan solution that reopens the government and “recognizes the economic struggle”...

U.S. can both secure borders and treat migrants humanely, says bishop

WASHINGTON — Securing borders and humane treatment of those fleeing persecution and seeking a better life “are not mutually exclusive,” the chairman of the...

Trump’s new rule on asylum at border called contrary to existing...

WASHINGTON — By barring people who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border from receiving U.S. asylum unless they request it at an official U.S. port...

Mexican parishes pitch in to help Central American caravan heading north

HUIXTLA, Mexico — Members of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in this southern Mexican city rose early Oct. 24 to feed but a fraction...

Report: Immigrant aid agencies urge end to family separation policies

WASHINGTON — A report from two leading faith-based agencies serving immigrants entering the United States from Mexico and Central America called on the federal...

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