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ISN joins Jesuit Organizations in Supporting the Protecting Family Values at the Border Act

The Ignatian Solidarity Network has joined Jesuit Conference, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, and the Kino Border Initiative in supporting H.R. 3130, the Protect Family Values at the Border Act. This legislation protects the lives of vulnerable migrants and respects principles of Catholic social teaching which honor the dignity of all persons.
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New Study Sheds Light on Mistreatment of Migrants Crossing the US-Mexico Border

The U.S. Jesuit Conference, Jesuit Refugee Service USA, and Kino Border Initiative have released a study that sheds light on the mistreatment of migrants crossing the U.S. Mexico Border.
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Supreme Inhumanity? - Arizona Immigration Decision

6/26/12 - Earlier this week the Supreme Court announced their decision on the constitutionality of Arizona's immigration law (SB 1070). The court took a clear stand that constitutional authority to regulate immigration is a federal matter but fell short when it comes to the most inhumane element of the law. By upholding the right of Arizona law enforcement to require any individual detained to produce immigration documents the court has perpetuated the sense of fear and mistrust that many Latino citizens already experience. The U.S. Jesuit Conference, Jesuit Refugee Service USA, and the Kino Border Initiative have offered a public statement on the court's action.