By Riane Roldan, Texas Tribune, July 23, 2019 Less than a month after its opening, the emergency shelter for migrant children in Carrizo Springs is reportedly shutting down. Vice News first reported on its closure — and the potential that it could continue operating without children — on Tuesday. It's unclear what the U.S. Department of Health and Human services plans to do; a spokesperson for the agency declined to offer additional details.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 24 2019 - 11:16am
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By Paul Ingram, originally published Jun 27, 2019 on TucsonSentinel.com
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 24 2019 - 1:21pm
Replay the video below. The Interfaith Welcome Coalition (IWC), a San Antonio volunteer community supporting immigrants and refugees, welcomed Carlos Marin, the new coordinator for the Migrant Overnight Shelter. The IWC met at the First Presbyterian Church on Thursday, June 13, 2019 for a general meeting to celebrate the new coordinator of the overnight shelter program and discuss the latest in immigration news.
Written by Sister Susan Mika on Jun 12 2019 - 5:25pm
Compiled by the staff of the Corporate Responsibility office of the Benedictine Sisters, Boerne,Texas San Antonio Express-News: About 300 Migrants Were Apprehended in the Valley, the Largest Group So Far This Year
Written by Sister Susan Mika on Jun 12 2019 - 5:05pm
Compiled by the staff of the Corporate Responsibility office of the Benedictine Sisters, Boerne,Texas
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Luis Figueroa talks about CPPP (Center for Public Policy Priorities) - https://youtu.be/kxwuRbQ9eAs?t=514 Discussed Policy Threats: Sanctuary Cities Bill, 27Gs He answers questions at 30:30 if that’s something we want to link Announcements from Partners San Antonio Stands - https://youtu.be/kxwuRbQ9eAs?t=2105 Advocates for CPPP - particularly focused on sight and release Angry Abuelas and Tias (Joyce Hamilton) - https://youtu.be/kxwuRbQ9eAs?t=2193 From Rio Grand Valley
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 18 2017 - 4:42pm
by Brooke Cowey Hundreds of people gathered at the Institute of Texan Cultures on March 27 for the fourth Cultural Conversation event which was designed to challenge misconceptions about refugees and examine how entrepreneurship in the refugee community is changing the face of San Antonio. The event was reated by District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg and State Sen. José Menéndez to promote tolerance and diversity. Watch video of the event or scroll down for more detail:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 18 2017 - 11:44am
Residents from the San Antonio’s most ethnically diverse city council district sought pledges from candidates in the May 6 election to fight Islamophobia and protect their neighbors, thousands of whom are refugees and immigrants.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30 2017 - 9:59pm
On Jan. 29, 2017, about 250 people gathered in San Antonio's Main Plaza to protest the Trump Administration's move to ban Muslim refugees and to build a wall on the border of the United States and Mexico. Watch a full video of the rally below. In their own words, here is their story.