Bernadine Karge


A Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa, Wisconsin, Karge is a graduate of Howard University Law School in Washington, D.C. She has practiced immigration law in Chicago for more than 30 years. She volunteers in immigration clinics in Chicago and with the CARA Pro Bono Project at the South Texas Residential Family Center in Dilley, Texas, the private prison for noncriminal asylum-seeking women and children. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She works with the Chicago-based group Sisters and Brothers of Immigrants and is a frequent speaker on immigration and workers' rights. She participated in NETWORK'S Nuns on the Bus three times, the first time in support of the 2013 immigration reform effort.

Articles by Bernadine Karge

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Are we missing the boat -- and Jesus? Jul 9, 2018 Story : Column
From Postville to Pentecost Jun 4, 2018 Story : Column
Immigration, beans and a Lenten stew Mar 7, 2018 Story : Column
Cracking in the light Nov 7, 2017 Story : Column
Be ready to offer posada to outsiders seeking shelter Dec 7, 2016 Story : Column
Let my people go! #EndFamilyDetention May 17, 2016 Story : Column