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Update: Rosa Hilda Carrera released!

Your phone calls, faxes, and letters protesting the unjust detention of Rosa Hilda Carrera have accomplished their purpose. With the help of journalists, attorneys, and countless volunteers, Rosa was released from ICE custody on December 30th, after a year of … Continue reading

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Join the International Community in Protesting the Closing of Tutela Legal

Para informacion en espanol, haga click aqui. This past Monday, the archbishop of San Salvador, José Luis Escobar Alas, closed the historic institution Tutela Legal, to the surprise not only of its employees but of civil society in general. Tutela … Continue reading

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Continuing Call to Action

We are still trying to keep the pressure on ICE to release Rosa Hilda Carrera. Rosa Hilda Carrera Moreno was denied asylum by an Immigration Judge on September 4, 2013 and is appealing the decision. 98 out of every 100 … Continue reading

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URGENT ACTION ALERT: Update

El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido! Good news–as a result of our campaign over the last few days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has RELEASED MANASES CANO BONILLA from detention, where he had been held for nearly a year after requesting … Continue reading

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Urgent Action Alert: Call to free two political asylum seekers

Annunciation House has issued an urgent alert calling for the release of two Mexican nationals, Manses Cano Bonilla and Rosa Hilda Carrera, from detention in El Paso. Both have applied for political asylum and have passed credible fear interviews, but … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Struggle to Escape Her Fears

Following Annunciation House’s press conference this past Tuesday, the Dallas Morning News published this story about Rosa Carrera, a Mexican woman who sought political asylum here after members of her family were murdered in Mexico. After being threatened and harassed … Continue reading

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PRESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT RELEASED BY ANNUNCIATION HOUSE ON AUGUST 13, 2013

For thirty-five years, Annunciation House has offered hospitality to the poor in migration. Our guest population has evolved, but one theme remains constant: the threatened continue to seek protection in the United States. Those who seek asylum have the greatest … Continue reading

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Press Conference Today-Stop Abuse of Asylum Seekers

The violence in Mexico has obligated many families to flee and seek protection (Asylum or Withholding of Removal) in the United States. In law and procedural field manuals, individuals “expressing fear” at Ports of Entry or upon detention within the … Continue reading

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