Jesuit University Presidents Join Letter in Support of Unaccompanied Children

Earlier this month eight Jesuit university and college presidents joined a forty-seven other Catholic higher education leaders in showing their support for the protection and dignity of unaccompanied children who have come to the US-Mexico border seeking refuge. In a public letter the presidents pledged their support of "activities designed to raise awareness and understanding of refugee issues among our students and the broader communities" that their schools serve.
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Compassion: Jesuit Conference Joins Call on Unaccompanied Children

The U.S. Jesuit Conference joined approximately 50 other faith-based and immigrant rights NGO's in calling on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs regarding factors which are causing unaccompanied children to seek refuge in the U.S. from grave violence, impunity, and lack of educational and economic opportunity.

Boston College Develops Immigrant Rights & Language Skill Toolkit

BOSTON, MA - The Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice in partnership with campus and community partners has developed a toolkit entitled "Know Your Rights - English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)."