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Hope Border Institute and Center for Migration Studies Host Symposium in Honor of Pope Francis’s Visit to US-Mexico Border

FEV 12 2016 by CMS

EL PASO, TX – On February 12th, the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) and the Hope Border Institute (HBI) will host “Pope Francis Crossing Borders: Catholic Teaching, National Sovereignty, and the Right to Migrate,” an event in honor of Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to the US-Mexico border. Following a 15-minute press conference, the Most Reverend Mark J. Seitz, Bishop of El Paso, will open with a keynote address entitled “Strangers No Longer: Renewing Hope.” Two panel discussions will follow: The first will examine church teaching on national sovereignty in the context of the right of persons to migrate; and the second will feature service providers sharing best practices in welcoming migrants and integrating them into local communities. 

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Gabriela Isler, Miss Universo 2013, y Patrick Gage, activista contra la trata, anuncian un nuevo fondo para combatir la trata de personas

FEV 05 2016 by SIMN

Gabriela Isler, Miss Universo 2013, y Patrick Gage, activista contra la trata, anuncian un nuevo fondo
para combatir la trata de personas

Anuncio en YouTube antes del clásico conocido como Big Game
El fondo ha sido creado para contribuir a la labor de Scalabrini International Migration Network  
Al reunir los primeros $100,000 un donador anónimo aportará esa misma cantidad

 
 

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Scalabrinian International Migration Network (SIMN) offers written testimony to U.S. House hearing on Unaccompanied Children and Families Fleeing Central America

FEV 04 2016 by SIMN

On February 4, 2016, the Scalabrinian International Migration Network (SIMN) submitted written testimony to the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on the plight of unaccompanied children and families fleeing violence in the northern triangle countries of Central America.

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