By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Jan. 15, 2020 A federal judge temporarily blocked a Trump administration policy that would have allowed governors, like Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and other local leaders to prevent refugees from resettling in those areas.
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By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Texas’ Catholic bishops issued a sharp rebuke of Gov. Greg Abbott, a fellow Catholic, following his decision Friday to ban refugees from initially settling in Texas. In a joint statement by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, which includes leaders from Texas’ 15 dioceses, the group called the decision “discouraging and disheartening.”
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 18 2019 - 5:57pm
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 11 2019 - 7:13pm
The San Antonio faith community is not waiting for the courts or Congress to fix Trump's brutal “Remain in Mexico” policy. They're taking to the streets. watch the video:
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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 Tucson Sentinel on Jun 27 2019 - 8:33pm
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