Compiled by the staff of the Corporate Responsibility office of the Benedictine Sisters, Boerne, Texas LATEST NEWS Interfaith Welcome Coalition (IWC) And Refugee Support Network Report On Pastor Lorenzo Ortiz’s Kidnapping And Release
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By Jaden Edison, The Texas Tribune SAN ANTONIO — Dozens of people stood in a circle in Pearsall Park on Tuesday with their cell phone lights playing the role of candles. Some gave speeches on a microphone that didn’t always pick up all of their words — which at times were drowned out by rain and thunder. Others listened while trying to hold back tears.
Written by Sister Susan Mika on Jun 15 2022 - 3:21pm
Compiled by the staff of the Corporate Responsibility office of the Benedictine Sisters, Boerne, Texas MAY IMMIGRATION NEWS Texas Governor Says The State May Contest A Supreme Court Ruling On Migrant Education By Bill Chappell, NPR, May 6, 2022
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Compiled by the staff of the Corporate Responsibility office of the Benedictine Sisters, Boerne,Texas President Biden Plans For More House Arrests For Immigrants Who Enter U.S. Illegally By Benjamin Wermund, San Antonio Express-News Washington Bureau, March 30, 2022
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 15 2021 - 3:15pm
By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune Sitting in Texas prisons, hundreds of migrants charged with trespassing under Gov. Greg Abbott’s ongoing “catch and jail” border security initiative have been waiting months for their first chance to appear before a judge.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 30 2021 - 3:59pm
This story was first written by James Barragán and Cassandra Pollock and published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 30 2021 - 3:32pm
Tony Plana has been a professional actor in film and television for over 40 years with many roles ranging from a 19th century Mexican bandit in Three Amigos, to the Secretary of State in the West Wing, and a college cadet in An Officer and a Gentleman. Tony Plana gives a relatable approach to graduates in the beginning of his keynote address, saying that he is the first in his family with a college degree. (Click here to watch when speech starts)
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 21 2021 - 2:54pm
This past Sunday June 20, 2021, besides being Father’s Day, was also World Refugee Day. Many refugees come from places such as the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia who are seeking a better quality of life. The American Dream is very real to them as they come ready to work and are eager to raise their families in a safe place. Listen to Ayad Al- Kaisi’s story, a refugee from Iraq, as he came to San Antonio and received help from the Center for Refugee Services.
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By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Jan.