A federal judge ruled against asylum-blocking Title 42, the policy being unjustly used to turn away asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, deeming it a violation of U.S. asylum law with no basis in public health.

For twenty five years, the Ignatian family has been inspired to act for justice by the Jesuit martyrs and their companions. This year, ISN commissioned a Salvadoran cross to symbolize their legacy at the 25th Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

From October 22-24, 2022 in Washington, D.C., more than 2,000 individuals gathered for the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s 25th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

In September of 2022, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, in partnership with ISN and Kino Border Initiative, announced the launch of the Migrant Accompaniment Network, a nationwide group of volunteers who will engage those who have recently arrived in the U.S. with their integration into welcoming communities.

Through an immersion trip and a new ethically-made t-shirt in the campus bookstore, John Carroll University is promoting ethical purchasing on campus.

From July 26-29, 2022, more than forty students gathered to build a vision and skills as organizers at the 2022 Ignatian Justice Summit.

ISN continues to call on Congress to provide a permanent legislative solution that provides DACA recipients with protection from deportation and a path to citizenship.

The Ignatian Solidarity Network welcomed three new staff members—Grace Adams, serving as Catholic Ethical Purchasing Alliance coordinator, Clarissa Aljentera, serving as director of Education for Justice, and Jorge Palacios, serving as migration coordinator for youth engagement.

The University of Dayton, long committed to ethical sourcing, has deepened this commitment through partnership with ISN’s Catholic Ethical Purchasing Alliance—putting the school’s Catholic mission further into action on campus.

The ISN Board of Directors welcomes Mike Barkley, Barry Gilman, Christopher Kellerman S.J., Deborale Richardson-Phillips & Nicky Santos S.J.

On June 15, 2022, 103 parish staff and parishioners from 48 parishes in the Jesuit and broader Catholic network across the U.S. gathered virtually for the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s 2022 Ignatian Parish Justice Summit. 

Sr. Simone Campbell Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Biden has presented Sr. Simone Campbell, former executive director of NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Ignatian network partners respond to the Thursday, June 30, 2022, Supreme Court ruling that the Biden administration has the authority to terminate the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as Remain in Mexico.

Javier Campos Morales, S.J. and Joaquín César Mora Salazar, S.J. were killed on June 21 inside the church of the community of Cerocahui, Chihuahua. Media reports state that Frs. Morales and Salazar were killed while trying to protect someone who sought refuge inside the church from an armed individual.

On April 27, 2022, the Ignatian Solidarity Network welcomed honorees and guests at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York City for Ignite: A Celebration of Justice to honor Marie Dennis and Fr. Bryan Massingale.