Posts Tagged: immigration

“We must be fierce as lions!”: Sister Norma Pimentel, advocate for immigrants, challenges us to do more

Sister Norma Pimentel, the Catholic Charities leader from Texas who has become a tireless champion for immigrants at the southern border, challenged people of good conscience to do more to welcome immigrants into our communities during a luncheon today in Hamilton.
“When we reach out to …

Expanding driver’s license access would make New Jersey safer, fairer

More than 100 people marched in Trenton today to support legislation that would give access to New Jersey driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, formerly incarcerated people, domestic violence survivors, homeless people, senior citizens, and others who face barriers to getting state ID.

The morning march and …

Catholic Charities assisting separated immigrant families

Six families separated under President Trump’s controversial immigration policy earlier this year now are receiving services from Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton.
Immigration agents separated the families, comprising about 20 people including children from toddlers to teens, when they crossed the U.S. border last spring seeking …

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