Author Archives: andalemos

Who will defend us from the self-defenders?

An officer spots a young man with brown skin on the street. The young man is immediately believed to have committed a crime, although there is little to implicate him in the moment except for his skin color. When confronted … Continue reading

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Petition for Concrete and Specific Action on Immigration

Please join us in demanding real immigration reforms now. Our petition can be downloaded by clicking here, or signed online at this link. The text of the petition is below: The arrival of thousands of families and unaccompanied minors from Central … Continue reading

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Convocation: Standing With the Refugee and Immigrant

Please share these fliers! You can download them here and here. Hope to see you on October 11.

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Update on STIR: the South Texas Immigrant Response

Emergency shelters. Nearly every week this summer, one or two planeloads full of Central American migrants arrived in El Paso, were processed at the detention facility there, and then were released on their own recognizance. This amounted to up to … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Border Crisis

Read this New York Times Editorial in which Veronica Escobar, the El Paso County Judge, tries to provide a counterpoint to the hysteria we’re hearing from politicians–Democrat and Republican–about immigration, enforcement, and the current refugee situation on our Southern Border.

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What Can You Do?

We greatly appreciate the outpouring of support from the community. We are in need of donations in three areas: supplies, funds, and volunteers; see details below. SUPPLIES To donate supplies, we ask you first to contact us at 915-545-4509 with … Continue reading

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Our Whirlwind Response to Huge Releases of Migrants

Dear friends and supporters of Annunciation House, you may have read about a recent sharp increase in the number of undocumented Central American migrants being apprehended along the southern Texas-Mexico border. The numbers have so overwhelmed Border Patrol (BP) and … Continue reading

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Vidas Bajo Amenaza

La Casa Anunciacion esta trabajando con una mujer ‘Amparo’ que ha sufrido mucho en su pais natal y en su viaje a los EE.UU. Ella ha permitido que nosotros compartamos su historia (con diferente nombre para protegerla). Puedes ver un video … Continue reading

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VoV 2014 Forum

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Thursday: Vigil

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