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Family separation - Latest News
Feb 5, 2019 - 03:51 pm .- In a court filing last week, the Trump administration argued that it may not be possible to reunite thousands of migrant parents with their children, who are living in sponsor homes, and that such reunions could be “disruptive and harmful” to the children.
Oct 25, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- Catholic and Lutheran agencies jointly released a report Oct. 17 to document the two agencies’ role in helping to reunite migrant families separated at the U.S./Mexico border.
Sep 28, 2018 - 03:01 am .- Through Guadalupe Radio the Archdiocese of Los Angeles raised more than $90,000 last month to help reunited separated immigrant families in southern California.
Jul 19, 2018 - 12:00 pm .- Government officials are due in federal court Friday to deliver a list of parents held in ICE detention considered ineligible for reunification with their children. The update comes as Catholics and other organizations continue to call for policies that prioritize the family.
Jun 20, 2018 - 03:07 pm .- As thousands of children have been separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border in recent weeks, Catholic Charities Fort Worth has opened its doors to shelter the unaccompanied migrant children.
Jun 18, 2018 - 03:57 pm .- In May 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy that seeks to criminally prosecute 100 percent of immigrants who are caught crossing the border illegally.
Jun 15, 2018 - 05:01 pm .- The Trump administration has pointed to the Bible in justifying its “zero-tolerance immigration policy,” which includes the separation of immigrant children from their parents.