Immigration

Immigrants and refugees, church leaders on immigration issues, government policies on immigration issues

Migrant influx overwhelming Border Patrol facilities, Catholic ministries

Officials at U.S. Border Patrol stations are struggling to process a record number of asylum-seeking Central American families. Now, instead of transferring the families to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the border agents are releasing people at shelters and Greyhound

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Migrant influx overwhelming Border Patrol facilities, Catholic ministries2019-05-24T08:11:05-07:00

Tijuana archbishop concelebrates Mass, gives homily in Oakland diocese

Work, humanity and bridges of collaboration are needed to make progress in dealing with migration, advises the archbishop of Tijuana, Mexico. The archbishop, Most Rev. Francisco Moreno Barrón, visited the Oakland diocese at the invitation of Bishop Michael C. Barber,

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Tijuana archbishop concelebrates Mass, gives homily in Oakland diocese2019-01-07T11:27:13-08:00

Tijuana archbishop urges solidarity with Central American migrants

Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón of Tijuana encouraged the faithful in his homily on November 25 to share “from our poverty” with the Central American migrants arriving in the city. Thousands of Central American migrants have reached Tijuana in their attempt

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Tijuana archbishop urges solidarity with Central American migrants2018-12-11T15:03:50-08:00