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Newsprint tariffs must be stopped Print E-mail
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

The Catholic Herald was notified by our printer that there will be an increase in our charges starting in August. The main reason given for this increase was the rise in newsprint prices.

Why is this happening? Our government, at the request of a single paper producer, has assessed tariffs (which are really new taxes) on newsprint imported from Canada.

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Refugee policy violates U.S. and international law Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

What Mr. Trump and Mr. Sessions are doing is in violation of international law, and our law, protecting asylum seekers and refugees. It is also a violation of the eighth and 14th Amendments to our Constitution. The inhumane policy of separating young children from their parents will result in irreparable psychological harm.

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) was denied access to the immigration center where children are being held. He did tour a processing center where children were being held in cages with nets over them to prevent escape.

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Let’s treat immigrants with compassion, respect Print E-mail
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Jun. 28, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

Norma, who came to the United States with her family in 2011, talked with KSAT 12 News, an ABC affiliate in San Antonio, Texas, on June 24 about why she immigrated to the United States.

She hoped that by telling her story, more people will understand why some risk everything for life in the United States.

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