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Latest Updates on Short-Term Volunteer Needs

Since late June, the numbers of refugees we are receiving has dropped dramatically, to a fairly steady 200 per day in the last month or so. Even with the lower numbers, Annunciation House can still use some temporary help. If … Continue reading

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Update on our needs for short-term volunteers

Since October of 2018, Annunciation House–with tons of help from community partners–has been providing hospitality for many more refugees than usual, the vast majority of them families from Central America who had been released from ICE or even Border Patrol … Continue reading

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Short-Term Volunteers for Emergency Hospitality

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

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The Honduran Caravan Speaks: Recognize This Humanitarian Crisis

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

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Giving the Shadow People to the Light this Advent

[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

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Stay of Removal for Emilio Gutierrez

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

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City of Santa Fe to receive 2017 Voice of the Voiceless Award

On February 21, the Santa Fe City Council unanimously approved a resolution reaffirming the city’s status as a welcoming community for immigrants and refugees. This vote continues a city tradition of welcoming immigrants and refugees dating back to their first … Continue reading

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ALTO VIOLENCIA!

Today Annunciation House and companions are gathering at the Mexican consulate in El Paso to protest the violence and threats of violence that have been perpetrated on two colleagues of Padre Alejandro Solalinde, our 2015 Voice of the Voiceless Honoree. … Continue reading

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Keep the Doors Open

For 38 years, the triangular red-brick building of Annunciation House has been both a symbol and a center for hospitality to the migrant and the refugee. Now over a hundred years old, the building is in desperate need of repairs: … Continue reading

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Thursday: Vigil

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