Early December is a key time to advocate for the passage of Dream Act legislation which would provide protection and a path to citizenship for undocumented young people, including DACA recipients.
Our Lady of Guadalupe has become an eminent image throughout Latin America and even North America and is often seen as an advocate for migrants and vulnerable populations across the Americas.
Sr. Norma Pimentel shared reflections on her work at the U.S.-Mexico border as the executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley during the 2016 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice hosted by Ignatian Solidarity Network in Washington, D.C.
Pope Francis’s Press Conference to present the “Share the Journey” International Campaign of Caritas Internationalis of solidarity with migrants and refugees. NOTE: The press conference takes place at 4 AM Eastern on September 27, 2017. Live video will be available then with recorded video soon afterward at this link.
Bishop Mark J. Seitz, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of El Paso, published a pastoral letter entitled, “Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away: Pastoral Letter on Migration to the People of God in the Diocese of El Paso.”
A resource created by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network to help Dreamers understand scenarios based on their DACA status.
This bilingual (English/Spanish) screening tool developed by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network can help legal workers assess whether a DACA recipient is eligible to request renewal before October 5, 2017.
El Deportado highlights the work of the Kino Border Initiative on the U.S.-Mexico border in bringing hope to those who migrate as well as those who experience deportation from the U.S.
A video reflection on the work of the Kino Border Initiative created by a student at Brophy College Preparatory, the Jesuit high school in Phoenix, Arizona. The student invites those who watch the video to experience the stories of people migrating who KBI serves and the staff with an open heart — to encounter their humanity.
Migrant: Stories of Hope and Resilience presents a range of migrant accounts that encourage readers to identify with the challenges migrants face, question assumptions about their lives and reasons for migrating, and tackle the complicated questions posed by our current immigration system.
Interesting linksHere are some interesting links for you! Enjoy your stay :)
- Campaña por la Hospitalidad — Español
- Come to the Table Potlucks
- Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Français – Campagne pour l’hospitalité
- Hacer el compromiso: Quédate con los que buscan asilo
- Immigration Detention Center Pilgrimages
- Join The Campaign
- Light in the Darkness: Uniting in Prayer for Immigrant Families
- Light in the Darkness: Vigil for Immigrant Families
- Love Your Neighbor
- Send a Love Your Neighbor Note
- Share the love – Spread the word!
- Take Action
- Take the Pledge: Stand With Those Seeking Asylum
- Thank you for taking the pledge