Category Archives: House News and Announcements

Save the Date: VOV 2016

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Nazareth House: High Turnover Hospitality

Background: Since the summer of 2014, when the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began detaining large numbers of Central American migrants along our southern border and releasing them in El Paso, Annunciation House has been providing temporary hospitality and … Continue reading

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Join Director Ruben Garcia in Conversation on Race, Violence, and Authority

Juan Patricio Peraza Quijada, a 19-year-old guest at Annunciation House, was shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent while taking out the trash in February 2003. Since then,┬áthere have been far too many tragedies like this, where young men … Continue reading

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Ruben Garcia to speak at Marquette University

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2015 Voice of the Voiceless Award Presented in Absentia

This past Saturday evening, April 18, Annunciation House held its twelfth annual Voice of the Voiceless Solidarity Dinner to bring attention to issues surrounding immigration and social justice. Padre Alejandro Solalinde, Mexican Catholic priest and founder of the migrant shelter … Continue reading

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In Memory of Aaron Sean Luoma

Aaron Sean Luoma of Eustis, Florida, died on January 7, 2015, at forty-seven years of age. He died of a genetic heart defect in Falls Church, Virginia, surrounded by his family. Aaron was born on November 9, 1967, in Minneapolis, … Continue reading

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Petition for Concrete and Specific Action on Immigration

Please join us in demanding real immigration reforms now. Our┬ápetition 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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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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