Undocumented Immigrants

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Migrants outside a foster home in Mexico City.

Archdiocese of Mexico warns migrant reception centers are overwhelmed

Oct 6, 2023

By Diego López Colín

According to the Ministry of the Interior of Mexico, between January and August it had encountered 402,324 undocumented migrants in... Read more

US President Donald Trump.

US bishops oppose Trump move to exclude undocumented in forming House districts

Jul 22, 2020

The U.S. bishops on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump’s recent memo seeking to exclude undocumented persons counted in the census... Read more

The campus lawn of the University of Arizona. Via Shutterstock

Arizona bishops welcome tuition break for undocumented students

Aug 23, 2019

Arizona’s Catholic bishops issued a statement Thursday in support of a change in policy that will offer a discounted tuition... Read more

Injunction allows abortion for undocumented teens

Apr 3, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan issued an injunction on Friday that blocked a Trump administration policy which prevented undocumented teenagers... Read more

Judge halts deportations of Chaldean Christians to Iraq

Jun 23, 2017

By Matt Hadro

A district court judge on Thursday halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqis, including many Chaldean Christians, who were... Read more

Immigration arrests stun Detroit's Chaldean Catholics

Jun 12, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Dozens of Chaldean Christians were arrested by federal immigration officials over the weekend in the Detroit metropolitan area, leaving the... Read more

Catholic academics urge protection of undocumented students

May 24, 2017

In the wake of increased government crackdown on immigration, a letter was sent to the Department of Homeland Security voicing... Read more

Pope Francis with pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the general audience on Aug. 26, 2015.

What Pope Francis told young immigrants in Texas

Jul 27, 2016

As thousands of youth gather in Krakow this week for World Youth Day with Pope Francis, hundreds of undocumented immigrants... Read more