Undocumented People

Thumbnail one la iaf meeting eric garcetti Affordable housing may soon get $75 million in funding thanks to efforts of interfaith organization

This summer could mark the beginning of more affordable housing for the city of Los Angeles — where the housing shortage and skyrocketing rents...

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Thumbnail archbishop jose horacio gomez of los angeles california at a press briefing on the synod on the family at the holy see press office on october 22 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 1 Archbishop Gomez: English wasn't America's first language

Washington D.C., Mar 30, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In recent months, national debates over immigration and deportation have reached a fever...

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Thumbnail immigration protests los angeles Archdiocese readies immigrant community for uncertain future

“In parish communities, we have seen uncertainty, fear and restlessness because families don’t know exactly what’s going to happen in the wake of...

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Thumbnail world meeting of popular movements modesto At a world meeting of popular movements

I am writing this week from Modesto, where I am attending a conference sponsored by the Vatican. It is the United States regional meeting of the...

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Thumbnail migrant credit john perivolaris via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Bishop Conley: Mass deportations will not fix our immigration system

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 27, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Controversial immigration policies issued by United States President Donald Trump’s have...

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Thumbnail border marker at san ysidro jd Bishops remain hopeful on immigration reform in a Trump presidency

Washington D.C., Jan 14, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump has raised questions about the...

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Thumbnail cw88e9zuoaaui2v.jpg large Calls for mercy and an end to deportations until new Congress fixes immigration system

Archbishop José H. Gomez called for mercy and an end to deportations during an interfaith prayer service Nov. 10 for peace, solidarity and unity at...

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Thumbnail students credit diego cervo shutterstock cna Catholic colleges to undocumented students: You're still welcome

Washington D.C., Dec 6, 2016 / 12:32 am (CNA).- More than 100 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities have reaffirmed their support for...

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Thumbnail refugee crisis credit mikael damkier via wwwshutterstockcom cna Catholic leaders: Refugee ban actually harms national security

Washington D.C., Feb 2, 2017 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rather than protecting U.S. interests, recent executive orders restricting immigrants and...

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Thumbnail immigration reform Changing America: 15 truths about immigration

Thanks to an election year that has produced more heat than light, the immigration debate is back. Actually, it’s more accurate to say that...

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Thumbnail day of immigration action los angeles garcetti Church, city share resources with anxious immigrant community

Rosa Bonilla, a U.S. citizen and mother of three, is worried about her Boyle Heights neighbors who are undocumented. “The pain that we are...

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Thumbnail police line caution tape credit carl ballou shutterstock cna Deaths in smuggler's truck 'completely senseless,' Texas archbishop says

San Antonio, Texas, Jul 23, 2017 / 09:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The deaths of at least nine people due to heat in an alleged immigrant smuggler’s...

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Thumbnail migrant credit gustave deghilage via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Despite pleas from bishops, immigration arrests soar in 2017

Washington D.C., May 20, 2017 / 04:19 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Immigration arrests have risen sharply in 2017 compared to the previous year, after the...

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Thumbnail immigration border visit Encountering Christ at the U.S.-Mexico border

I was a 20-year-old college seminarian when my formation director invited me to participate in my first public demonstration. The date was May 1,...

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Thumbnail dreamers paulina ruiz Everyone is worried about the Dreamers

Well, not everyone. Some people believe that anyone who is in the country illegally should be removed — period. But there is worry within the...

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Thumbnail immigration worries california farmers Fear in the valley of tears: How tough talk on immigration is frightening farmworkers

LAMONT — Three white-bearded workers in turbans tie up the tops of almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley. They work quickly in the hot afternoon...

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Thumbnail inmigration reform Future Unknown: Uncertainty surrounds immigration reform

It would be tough to find a pundit who isn’t expecting drastic changes from the executive branch once the Trump administration takes office Jan....

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Thumbnail jerry brown california seal Governor Jerry Brown signs bill allowing immigrants to purchase health insurance

On June 10, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law allowing undocumented immigrants to buy health insurance through the state’s...

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