State limits local law enforcement participation in federal immigration actions

November 30, 2018

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced this week that local law enforcement cannot participate in federal immigration actions, a move intended to strengthen the immigrant community’s trust in police.
Under the new rules, a New Jersey police officer cannot stop, question, arrest, search, or detain …

Domestic abuse of older adults, already underreported, is expected to rise

October 24, 2018

About five million older Americans a year endure abuse, often at the hands of a relative, according to federal estimates. Yet experts say the elder abuse epidemic is even worse than statistics suggest, because most older adults don’t report their victimization.
That’s why Catholic Charities, Diocese …

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