(RNS) — If the executive order survives the courts, it will undoubtedly be more compassionate than previous policies, which enticed parents and other adults attempting illegal crossings to subject children to the dangers of the desert, the division...
Tag - DACA
(The Conversation) — Protecting the Dreamers isn’t about rejecting the rule of law. Rather, it reflects respect for the morality that the law proclaims.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'To our leaders in Congress and in the White House, I say: Arrest a nun, not a Dreamer!' said Sister Elise Garcia of the Adrian Dominican Sisters.
(RNS) — 'My arrest will be an expression of solidarity with Dreamers who face arrest and deportation if Congress or the president does not do something to protect their legal status,' writes the Rev. Thomas Reese. (Commentary)
(RNS) — Many people — including a large segment of evangelicals — fail to grasp the God-given distinction between the church and government.
(RNS) — More than 100 young immigrants a day lose protection and the ability to work legally. House Speaker Paul Ryan is now the most important leader in determining their future.
(RNS) — When a president writes off whole nations as 'shitholes,' he is not simply using salty language. He is using the most powerful government in the world to enforce discrimination and inequality. And every political leader who supports him...
(RNS) — Christians, both conservative and progressive, are pushing Congress to pass new legislation to protect Dreamers, and reminding lawmakers of the centrality of their faith.
(RNS) — In attacking the U.S. Catholic bishops, Steve Bannon is giving their call for immigration reform the kind of publicity they seem incapable of getting themselves.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis is urging President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation, saying anyone who calls himself "pro-life" should keep families together.
(RNS) — But there were exceptions.
PHOENIX (AP) — Archbishops around the country have been sending letters urging the president to maintain the program. The CEOs of Microsoft, Apple, Google, Facebook, Starbucks also joined the effort.
EL PASO, Texas (RNS) The roles of the scribes and Pharisees are being played out again today in the campaign to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
(RNS) A ruling expected any day now on President Obama's executive orders will show whether our nation still sees that immigrant rights are family rights.