Mothers of disappeared migrants plead in US for help finding loved ones

A group of women looking for sons and daughters who were never heard from again after migrating to the U.S. traveled in mid- to late October throughout the country to plead for better immigration laws.

Justice Department sues Texas as it tries to halt transport of migrants

The U.S. Department of Justice filed the lawsuit to block Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's order giving troopers the ability to pull over and impound a vehicle, if needed, that is suspected of transporting migrants.

Citing COVID-19 threat, Texas governor halts transportation of migrants

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued the order after a family staying at a shelter run by Sr. Norma Pimentel's Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley went to a fast-food place after testing positive for COVID-19.

Mercy sisters join other women religious in helping at the border

Handing out clothes, food and sometimes just providing a friendly ear, the sisters put into action one of the main missions of LCWR: "to collaboratively carry out their service of leadership to further the mission of the Gospel in today's world."