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ICE declines comment on allegations of hysterectomies without consent in detention centers

Sep 15, 2020

By Matt Hadro

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has declined to comment on allegations that hysterectomies were performed on detained immigrant women without their... Read more

Catholic universities welcome ICE reversal on international students

Jul 16, 2020

A US Immigration and Customs Enforcement directive that would have forced thousands of international students to leave the country has... Read more

Children demonstrate at a Los Angeles meeting for immigration reform. Photo courtesy of Victor Aleman/

Mississippi bishops encourage aid for families affected by ICE raids

Aug 12, 2019

Mississippi’s Catholic bishops are speaking out against last week’s extensive Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that targeted workers at food... Read more

Customs and Border Protection Revenue Division sign

Chaldean Catholic dies in Iraq after U.S. deportation

Aug 9, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Christian leaders and local legislators have mourned the death of a Chaldean Christian who had been deported to Iraq by... Read more

Crowds at a town hall meeting on immigration in Los Angeles, January 2014. Photo courtesy of Victor Aleman/

US bishops oppose immigration raids, Trump defers

Jun 24, 2019

On Saturday US President Donald Trump announced he would delay immigration raids meant to begin that weekend, and the US... Read more

US President Donald Trump speaks at the White House, Aug. 7, 2017.

Trump signs rules restricting asylum for illegal migrants

Nov 9, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

US President Donald Trump signed a proclamation Friday morning that would prohibit those who entered the United States illegally through... 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