On September 14, 2022, a group of around 50 migrants arrived by plane at Martha's Vineyard. The group of migrants said they were approached in San Antonio by a woman named "Perla" who promised them work permits and other opportunities. According to this video from the Miami Herald, attorneys for the migrants who were picked up in San Antonio and sent to Martha’s Vineyard said “they were lied to” and told there was a “surprise present for them” at the end of the journey."
Written by Sofia Briones on Sep 19 2022 - 3:28pm
Written by Texas Tribune on Sep 12 2022 - 12:45pm
By Stephen Neukam, The Texas Tribune Sept. 9, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mayor Muriel Bowser has declared a public health emergency in response to Texas continuing to bus migrants to the nation’s capital.
Written by Sofia Briones on Aug 22 2022 - 2:27pm
Compiled by the staff of the Corporate Responsibility office of the Benedictine Sisters, Boerne,Texas LATEST NEWS
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 6 2022 - 3:30pm
By Delmer Martínez, Sonia Pérez D. and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press LAS VEGAS, Honduras (AP) — Children set out hoping to earn enough to support their siblings and parents. Young adults who sacrificed to attend college thinking it would lead to success left their country disillusioned. A man already working in the U.S. who returned to visit his wife and children decided to take a cousin on his return to the U.S.
Written by Sofia Briones on Jul 4 2022 - 11:44am
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
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 29 2022 - 10:47am
Join the Travis Park Church, Suenos Sin Fronteras, Black Freedom Factory, and other organizers at Travis Park for a call-to-action rally. See the event flyer for more information.
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 Jan Olsen on Jun 26 2018 - 8:26pm
Every day at the San Antonio Greyhound Bus Station and the San Antonio International Airport, you will see an amazing sight: mothers and children who have just been released from family detention centers where they were held after seeking asylum in the United States. With all their possessions in two grocery bags, they await transportation to take them to sponsors in cities across the United States. Moving among these families are volunteers from the Interfaith Welcome Coalition.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 6 2014 - 1:53pm
REPLAY VIDEOS: NOWCastSA webcast two Community Conversations on Refugee Children and the Border Crisis at First Presbyterian Church. The discussions prioritized six areas of focus: Education, Advocacy, Detention Visitation, Mentorship, Housing and Healthcare.