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 vp gomez 2 Archbishop Gomez prods President Trump to change DACA position

President Donald Trump’s promise to treat undocumented minors with “great heart” needs to be reflected in policy that gives them legal protection,...

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Thumbnail daca workshop los angeles Archdiocese, Catholic Charities hold DACA renewal workshops

On Sept. 27, Pope Francis launched a two-year worldwide campaign — Share the Journey/Comparte el Camino — to show solidarity with, and to reach out...

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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 protests against the end of daca at the white house on sept 5 2017 credit matt hadro cna Bishops decry Trump administration's decision to end DACA

Bishops condemned the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to end a program that benefited hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who...

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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 pregnancy pregnant woman prolife credit tatiana vdb via flickr cc by 20 cna 12 18 14 Bishops welcome efforts to defend unborn child of undocumented teen

Texas' bishops have welcomed the decision of an appeals court delaying the government-assisted procurement of an abortion by an undocumented...

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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 daca john allen angelus news Decision time on DACA

President Donald Trump’s decision on Sept. 5 to rescind the 2012 policy known as DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, has...

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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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