Entries by ISN Staff

Jesuitas en Formación Ayudan en Esfuerzos Por Reunificar Familias en El Paso

Este verano tres jesuitas en formación llegaron a El Paso en un momento inesperadamente crucial.

Desde el 17 hasta el 26 de julio Nazareth Shelter, uno de los muchos albergues temporeros de la Iglesia, completamente voluntarios, y coordinados por Casa Anunciación, una organización con 40 años de compromiso para servir personas que recién llegan a la frontera USA-México, se hizo cargo de una misión temporera: recibir a parientes e hijos reunidos, separados por la política “zero-tolerance” de la administración Trump.

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TAKE ACTION: Stand With Syrians on World Refugee Day

For this World Refugee Day, June 20, 2018, Jesuit Refugee Service USA is inviting us all to join together in calling on the President to stand with and support our Syrian brothers and sisters. When President Trump decided to retaliate against the suspected use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians, he said: “this is about humanity.” Help us remind him and the Administration that we continue to have a responsibility to take humanitarian action during this crisis.

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The Rise of Sanctuary: Getting Local Municipalities Out of the Business of Deportation

The idea of sanctuary often centers on civil immigration enforcement, but it can and should be much broader. Many communities pass “welcoming city” or similar policies with statements about how their local agencies will treat all people with respect, regardless of national origin, race, religious affiliation, gender identity, or difference in ability.