May Advocacy Letter

May’s advocacy letter continues to call on elected officials to protect migrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. A sample letter is included below. Please send a letter to each of our US Senators, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, and your Congress Member. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the Coronavirus affecting conditions along the border, please mail…

‘Wall in the Desert’ EP to benefit IWC

Inspired by human stories of immigration and asylum, an extended-play soundtrack by bassist/composer Joël Dilley will benefit the Interfaith Welcome Coalition.  https://interfaithwelcomecoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/20.4.16-S.-Texas-Jazz-Project–WITD.mp3 Listen to the story of Wall in the Desert on KRTU 91.7 FM In the universal language of music, Wall in the Desert captures the dramatic and dangerous journey of those uprooted and displaced by violence,…

April Advocacy 2020

April Advocacy Letter April’s advocacy letter to our elected leaders focuses on COVID-19 and the Remain in Mexico Policy, particularly the effects of holding immigrants at border encampments and overcrowded shelters as they wait for their court dates at risk of exposure to COVID-19. Two sample draft letters are included below. Please send your letter…

April 2020 Newsletter

“WELCOME is our Middle Name” The Migrant Center for Human Rights is a 501c3 advancing the human rights of all migrants by increasing legal knowledge and access to legal services. Their work centers on persons detained in the South Texas Detention Complex in Pearsall. Here, Executive Director and Immigration Attorney Sara Ramey reports on recent …