Posts Tagged ‘Mexico border wall’

Seeing Jesus in migrants at the border

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

The devastating picture of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, lying face down in the muddy waters of the Rio Grande jolted the nation. We could no longer look away. The tragedy of a father and daughter from El Salvador drowning while he tried to save her from being swept away by Read more

How one migrant family got caught between smugglers, the cartel and Trump

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
smugglers, cartel, trump

Carlos had been thinking about migrating to the U.S. since he was a kid. In San Francisco de la Paz, a valley outpost ringed by lush hills in the lawless “Wild East” of Honduras, about the only business that’s booming is home construction — fueled by American dollars sent home each month from migrants living Read more

Catholic leaders scorn Trump’s border policy

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Catholic leaders in the United States are disgusted President Donald Trump wants National Guard troops to go to the US-Mexico border. They say it is morally irresponsible, dangerously ineffective and unwise. Rather than keeping migrants out of the United States, they would like the administration to be more welcoming. In a statement from the Hope Read more