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Long Beach Convention Center, one of the shelters for unaccompanied migrant children

Los Angeles clergy celebrate Mass for unaccompanied migrant children

Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles have been celebrating Masses this month for hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children... Read more

Underage and undocumented, young migrants confined to Texas tent city

Hundreds of undocumented migrant children and teens have been moved to a tent city in a Texas desert, months after... Read more

Crowds attend a town hall meeting on immigration in Los Angeles, Jan. 14, 2014. Photo courtesy of Victor Aleman/vida-nueva.com.

Bishops disappointed as Trump administration ends migration program for minors

After the Trump administration ended a parole program for young migrants from Central America, the head of the U.S. bishops’... Read more

Pope Francis with a group of disabled children, led by Unitalsi Lazio in Santa Martha on May 29, 2015.

When it comes to migration, children are the first to suffer, Pope says

As images of children crushed by bombs or washed up at sea are becoming an increasingly daily sight, Pope Francis’... Read more

How threats to religious freedom could harm unaccompanied minors

Catholic and Evangelical humanitarian agencies are among the U.S. groups responding to the massive influx of unaccompanied minors from Latin... Read more

Unaccompanied Child.

A look into the rights of child migrants

In 1999, two teenagers froze to death in the hold of a Sabena Airlines Airbus A330 travelling from Guinea to... Read more

U.S. Mexico border crossing at San Ysidro.

Bishop cites teaching of Popes in push to protect migrant kids

Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso, Texas, invoked the social teaching of multiple popes in a plea for Congress to... Read more