Demographics

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The Catholic population continues to grow in the United States, but the number of priests has been declining for decades. To fill this gap dioceses are increasingly inviting priests from around the world to serve their congregations.
August 05, 2014
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Ten years ago, an unlikely group of immigrant students from a poor Phoenix high school beat out MIT students in an underwater robotics competition. Their inspiring David-versus-Goliath story is the subject of a new documentary called "Underwater Dreams."
July 22, 2014
A Los Angeles federal judge ruled Friday that attorneys are allowed to speak with some Salvadoran child migrants at a Border Patrol facility in Nogales, Ariz.
July 18, 2014
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The Honduran city of San Pedro Sula is the top location sending migrant children to the U.S. border. It’s also one of the world’s most violent cities. One man who recently fled to Phoenix says migrant children shouldn’t be deported to that city.
July 17, 2014
Two Texas lawmakers are aiming to pass a bill that would expedite the deportation of Central American children who have entered the U.S. illegally and alone.
July 15, 2014
A federal appeals court has ruled against an Arizona policy denying driver’s licenses to certain immigrants who have been spared from deportation.
July 07, 2014
For many Native American communities, the passion for basketball goes back generations. But to advance past the high school arenas, kids need competition and exposure to scouts, something that can be hard to find for those in isolated communities.
July 07, 2014
The federal government has denied volunteer attorneys access to the Nogales, Ariz., facility housing unaccompanied migrant children. Now, attorneys say upcoming changes could make it even harder for these children to get due process.
July 06, 2014
The First Lady of Guatemala is in Southern Arizona to see how the region is handling the surge of unaccompanied child migrants, many of them from her home country.
July 02, 2014
The latest wave of Central American families and children crossing the Southwest border in recent months is triggering déjà vu for some. In the 1980s about a million Guatemalans and Salvadorans fled to the U.S., escaping civil war.
June 25, 2014

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