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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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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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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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Rights Groups Demand Accountability from U.S. Border Patrol

The following is a press release,  dated March 26, 2012, from a coalition of human rights groups working on the border: WASHINGTON, D.C. –Human rights groups No More Deaths, the ACLU of New Mexico – Regional Center for Border Rights, the … Continue reading

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No Escape – Texas Observer

No Escape: For Mexicans fleeing violence, the United States offers no refuge. by Susana Hayward LINK

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Video on Texas Monthly

Video on TexasMonthly Watch El Pasoans talk about their city and the continuing violence along the border.

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Piden a EU redefinir leyes de asilo político

Originally in Spanish – Google English Translation Piden a EU redefinir leyes de asilo político Alberto Ponce de Len El Diario de El Paso La situacin de los mexicanos refugiados en El Paso como resultado de la incertidumbre que genera … Continue reading

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