The Truth About DACA and Why It’s Time to Pass the DREAM Act

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was created by an executive order issued by President Barack Obama in 2012 to provide temporary protection from deportation and work permits to more than one million childhood arrivals, of which 60% have applied for the program. 

Busing Migrants to States Another Reminder Reform Is ‘Long Overdue’

Over the past five months, the governors of Texas and Arizona have spearheaded an effort to transport asylum seekers and other migrants, processed by federal immigration officials at the U.S.-Mexico border, to Washington, D.C., and the New York metropolitan area. In effect, the governors are using migrants and refugees as tools to try to punish political leaders and jurisdictions for their more supportive positions on migrants and asylum-seekers.

The Ritual That Will Formally Welcome the New Bishop of Brooklyn

Since Bishop Robert Brennan is already a prelate, there will be no rituals for ordaining a new bishop on Nov. 30. Instead, the ceremony involves his installation as shepherd of his new flock — approximately 1.5 million Roman Catholics in nearly 200 Catholic parishes across the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens. 

Scouts’ Honor: Camp Stone To Bear Name of Bishop DiMarzio

A commemorative stone emblazoned with the name of Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will be unveiled at the Boy Scouts’ Ten Mile River Camp in Narrowsburg, New York, this summer, in recognition of his support for the scouting movement.