Tornillo, Texas is a city located 35 miles east of El Paso on the Guadalupe pass. It is home to one of the newest “tent cities” in America, opening in November 2016. A tent city is a temporary processing center for immigrants entering into the United States. The need for this particular site was created[continue reading]
Night after night, staff and volunteers at Casa RAICES find themselves housing new individuals seeking asylum, sometimes adding up to more than 800 refugee children and mothers every month. Why are so many people finding themselves here? Case RAICES is the place where thousands of families stay after being released from one of two nearby[continue reading]
Today, December 18, has been appointed the International Migrants Day by the General Assembly of the United Nations. This was day was declared in response to the growing number of immigrants worldwide. Join me in praying for these individuals. For all those who see “home” and all it means Disappear behind them; For all those who[continue reading]
The story of Rosy’s trafficking experience.
The following is an overview of what I think is human trafficking. It is a broad overview toward an understanding that trafficking does not stand alone. It stands within our global culture and is part and parcel of this world we are shaping in so many ways every day. I posit that trafficking is not[continue reading]