“Unconscionable tactics to drive asylum seekers deep into the desert”

The Catholic diocese of San Jose held a prayer service for immigration reform and reunification of migrant families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday night at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph. Bishop Patrick McGrath presided over the service and

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“Family separation did not begin with this administration”

I am writing from McAllen, Texas, where I have joined some of my brother bishops to pray and try to bring hope to the hundreds of undocumented children being detained here and in nearby Brownsville. McAllen is in the Rio

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2018-07-06T11:29:58-07:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , |12 Comments

Orange diocese sends immigration precautions to all parishes

Bishop Kevin Vann has sent a letter to all Diocese of Orange parishes directing them to be prepared in the event of an encounter with immigration enforcement officials at or near a church, school, hospital or clinic. The letter went

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Embrace the immigrants, says San Diego bishop

The following comes from a September 21 KPBS News story by Jean Guerrero: A memorial wall commemorating families separated by deportations now stands outside of a San Ysidro church overlooking the U.S.-Mexico border. A granite plaque on the cement brick

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