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National parks, forests and wilderness areas become landfills in wake of border crossing.

Migrants on Mexico's border face 'nightmares,' priest says

Jun 11, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Harsh conditions and persecution confront migrants in Mexico, many of whom have been deported from the U.S., according to a... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan at a press conference for the 2012 USCCB Fall General Assembly, Nov 13.

Cardinal Dolan praises immigration bill as step forward

Jun 10, 2013

Stressing that immigration reform is needed to “correct injustices,” Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said that the proposed bill in the... Read more

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez

Bishops cautiously hopeful on immigration plan

Apr 22, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Prominent U.S. bishops have expressed support for the immigration reform bill recently introduced in the Senate, although they noted that... Read more

Archbishop José H. Gomez.

Archbishop Gomez welcomes immigration reform proposal

Apr 17, 2013

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles applauded the introduction of legislation to change the U.S. immigration system, while pledging... Read more

Migrant workers rest after picking cucumbers all morning on a farm in Blackwater, Virginia.

Bishops push for immigration reform without same-sex recognition

Feb 8, 2013

The U.S. bishops joined with a broad array of Christian leaders to stress the need for immigration reform, while reportedly... Read more

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles.

Archbishop Gomez hails Senate immigration reform plan

Jan 30, 2013

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles welcomed an immigration reform plan proposed by a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators... Read more