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“Faith is all they have left”: Encounter on the U.S.-Mexico Border

A University of Detroit Mercy student's transformative encounter on the U.S.-Mexico border looks beyond the headlines of the current immigration crisis.
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Yes, Immigration Is “A crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” But Not in the Way Trump Thinks

President Trump’s words are absolutely correct: “This is a humanitarian crisis, a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul.” But how he applies these words are absolutely incorrect.
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Waiting

As a pastoral counselor, I have sat with individuals and families who wait for years in the U.S. for an asylum decision. And so often I am reminded of the Advent season, the season of waiting, when I am with my clients.