PODCAST: The Pope Francis Revolution, An Interview with John Gehring on “The Francis Effect”

What is the "Francis Effect" and how has it influenced the U.S. Catholic Church? John Gehring, author of the “The Francis Effect: A Radical Pope's Challenge to the American Catholic Church,” offered his perspectives during a podcast interview with ISN ED Christopher Kerr.

When Some Say “No” : Advocating for Immigration Reform Amid New Challenges

Governors and members of Congress are saying they will not accept Syrian refugees into their States, Speaker of the House Representative Paul Ryan has declared immigration reform dead, and a Federal District Court ruled against the Obama administration in a case that could limit their ability to expand deferred action programs to additional undocumented individuals. What does all this mean for advocates calling for human migration policies?
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Unaccompanied Children from Central America: Circumstances Today and A Direction Forward for the U.S.

During the summer of 2014 the U.S. experienced an influx of unaccompanied children as well as other family members family members who came to the US-Mexico border from Central America, mainly from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.