Catholic News Service

Advocates expect to see more asylum seekers cross U.S.-Canadian border

By Michael Swan Catholic News Service TORONTO — Canada can expect to see more asylum seekers crossing its nearly 6,600-mile, mostly unguarded, border with the United States as enforcement toughens at the U.S.-Mexican border and President Donald Trump continues to issue executive orders to restrain refugee arrivals, advocates said. “It appears things will get worse…

Trump executive order reinstates ‘Mexico City Policy’ on abortion

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order Jan. 23 reinstating the “Mexico City Policy,” which bans all foreign nongovernmental organizations receiving U.S. funds from performing or promoting abortion as a method of family planning in other countries. The action was hailed by pro-life leaders. “President Trump is continuing Ronald Reagan’s legacy by…