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Pope Supports U.S. Bishops’ Criticism of ‘Immoral’ Immigration Policy

New York, N.Y. Reuters has released an exclusive interview with Pope Francis in which he criticizes Trump administration policy on migrant family separation. Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Basilica Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo by Marko Vombergar/ALETEIA. Speaking to Reuters, the Pope said he supported recent statements by U.S. Catholic bishops who […]

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UNICEF: Migrant Children at U.S. Border Have Right to Protection

New York, N.Y. Separating children from their families is in no-one’s best interest – the head of U.N. Children’s Fund UNICEF said on Tuesday – pointing to “heartbreaking” stories of infants who have been reportedly removed from their parents after entering the U.S. from Mexico illegally. Genesis Cerrato, 16, with her one-year-old son. Along with her whole family, […]

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Children Separated from Parents Sob in Anguish at U.S. Border

Washington, D.C. The voices and faces of the Central American children separated from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico are now emerging, lending a heart-rending human element to the debate over President Donald Trump’s controversial “zero-tolerance policy” towards illegal immigrants. The world heard several desperate, crying children Monday on an audio recording released […]

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More Than Just ‘Lifeline,’ Remittances Spur Global Growth

New York, N.Y. Not only are remittances a “critical lifeline” for millions globally, the direct benefits of money sent home by migrant workers touch the lives of one in every seven persons on the planet – over one billion people, the United Nations rural development agency has said. It is estimated that family remittances – […]

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Extreme Poverty: Women’s Collective Sell Clay Cakes in Port-au-Prince

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A woman working for a collective prepares “clay cakes,” sun-baked disks of clay, butter and salt. The collective works from before sunrise to mix, strain and shape hundreds of cakes to sell in markets around the city for approximately 10 U.S. cents each. Clay cakes, according to the United Nations, have become a […]

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Native American Two-Spirits Look to Reclaim Lost Heritage

Washington, D.C. Growing up, Timothy “Twix” Ward, a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona, thought he was “normal.” But his family recognized there was something “special” about him. L to R: Vicki Quintero (White Mountain Apache), Timothy “Twix” Ward, San Carlos Apache, and Vanessa Kristina (Salt River Pima), who all identify as […]

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Meet J. Luce Foundation Global Advisor Jeremy Hu

New York, N.Y. Jeremy Hu first made his mark in the world of art and fashion. Born and raised in Taiwan, Jeremy studied Graphic Design, Advertising, and Photography at Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design in London. In his early career, he worked as a fashion model.  He then moved to New York City, where he has held many positions, including worldwide art curator, […]

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U.S. Opens New De-Facto Embassy in Taiwan, Angering China

Washington, D.C. The United States has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Taiwan that serves as Washington’s de facto embassy in the self-ruled island that Beijing claims is part of its territory. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Marie Royce were among the dignitaries on hand for Tuesday’s unveiling ceremony for […]

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U.N.: Hungary’s Laws on Helping Foreigners Blatantly Xenophobic

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Pope Supports U.S. Bishops’ Criticism of ‘Immoral’ Immigration Policy

UNICEF: Migrant Children at U.S. Border Have Right to Protection