Sr. Norma emphasizes the importance of hospitality as a way to remind those who migrate that they are people of God, that they have dignity, and that they matter.
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.
The Catholic Teach-In on Immigration aims to create a “culture of encounter” that leads to greater understanding and empathy on the issue of undocumented immigration by bringing together undocumented immigrants and U.S.-born Catholics in a prayerful, intimate, and safe place.
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.
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