January 15 is the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Pope Francis has declared this year the year of “Child Migrants, the Vulnerable and the Voiceless.” Join us in praying for these most vulnerable of individuals. Dear Lord, Be with the displaced and the migrants. Be with those who have lost contact with their families.[continue reading]
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.