Support of Migrants and Refugees - 2016
JPR newsletter and alerts
regular news updates and analysis and links to resources and advocacy opportunities via petitions, emails and phone calls to Congress and the White House.
Immigration Reform page with archived in-depth articles and further resources for action.
Voces de la Frontera
Financial support and director’s involvement with the leading advocacy and empowerment organization in the state of Wisconsin for undocumented Latin American immigrants, including:
Archdiocese of Milwaukee Justice for Immigrants Committee
Director continued as member and helped develop a series of immigration dialogues for several parishes and a group of permanent deacon couples this past year; feedback was good and followup requested.
Financial support for migrant services and empowerment
in Houston, TX
Casa Juan Diego Catholic Worker House in Houston has a phenomenal ministry to the undocumented, particularly those with chronic illness or disability. Co-founder Mark Zwick passed away recently, but his wife Louise continues with the help of a small staff and many volunteers. TMO and Magnificat Houses work with undocumented and Cuban immigrants respectively.