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The 2019 Voice of the Voiceless Solidarity Dinner will honor the refugee children of the border. Join us on June 22 from 6-9pm at Santa Lucia Hall in El Paso. Información en español aquí. Online ticket purchase here..
Update: as of May 2, 2019, we are no longer accepting short-term volunteers for the months of May, June or July due to the overwhelmingly positive response we have already received (thank you!) (We would consider making exceptions for people … Continue reading
Press conference on the death of Jakelin Caal Maquin – the 7-year-old child who died in Border Patrol Custody
Annunciation House director Ruben Garcia reads a statement from the family of Jakelin Maquin Caal and answers questions from reporters. The video orientation corrects after the first few minutes. Continue reading
The Caravan of Honduran refugees has released a statement calling on the United States and the United Nations to recognize their exodus as a HUMANITARIAN CRISIS and to recognize its participants as refugees “in need of international protection and humanitarian … Continue reading
Annunciation House director Ruben Garcia and legal council Taylor Levy speak at a press conference regarding the release of undocumented parents and the challenges of reuniting them with their children.
Fearless Honduran Priest to Receive Annunciation House 2018 Voice of the Voiceless Award Annunciation House is pleased to announce the 2018 Voice of the Voiceless Award recipient: Father Ismael “Melo” Moreno, S.J. from Honduras, a resolute and intrepid defender of … Continue reading
[Editor’s note: this essay was written by a former volunteer, Mary Fontana, for Annunciation House’s newsletter in the winter of 2004. It remains relevant today.] It’s late—late in the day, in the year—and Olga is sweeping out her bedroom. She … Continue reading
Here is an update from Linda Rivas, Executive Director and Managing Attorney of Las Americas: Yesterday at around 9:15am, ICE informed me that they planned to immediately deport my client, Mexican Journalist, Emilio Gutierrez and his son. I asked ICE … Continue reading