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Immigration Spotlight – August 26, 2022

By Loretto Community / August 22, 2022 /

Join LACC for Immigration Spotlight this Friday, August 26, at 11:00 am EDT for information on the recent crack downs in El Salvador and Nicaragua, including the closure the Missionaries of Charity and about 100 NGOs in Nicaragua. Speakers: Fidel Moreira: the Director of the Study Center for Governance and Democracy (CEGODEM), an NGO in…

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Immigration Spotlight – July 29, 2022

By Loretto Community / July 22, 2022 /

Join LACC for Immigration Spotlight and meet two of our new friends from the lobbying trip to DC. Daniella Burgi-Palomino is the Co-director of the Latin America Working Group (LAWG) since 2019 where she spearheads transnational advocacy and campaigns related to human rights in Mexico and Central America, migrant rights, and border issues.  LAWG and the Latin America…

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Immigration Spotlight

By Loretto Community / October 29, 2021 /

Please join the LACC Immigration Spotlight on Friday, December 10th at 11am EDT. Bob Kee, a volunteer with the Tucson Samaritans, a group dedicated to the survival of people who make the perilous trek from Mexico to the southern Arizona desert, will update us about his work at the Nogales border and with those incarcerated at…

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Immigration Spotlight

By Loretto Community / October 29, 2021 /

Please join the LACC Immigration Spotlight on Friday, November 5th at 11am EDT to hear Maggie Loredo, the co-director of Otros Dreamers en Acción (ODA).  Maggie was born in San Luis Potosí, México, and migrated undocumented to the United States as an infant with her family. In 2008, she was forced to “voluntarily” return to Mexico…

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Immigration Spotlight

By Loretto Community / October 5, 2021 /

Please join the LACC Immigration Spotlight on Friday, October 22nd at 11am EDT featuring Dulce Garcia, an attorney and a DACA Dreamer who sued the Trump Administration after the termination of DACA in September 2017. As a result of those efforts, hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients were able to renew their DACA status. She is also the…

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Immigration Spotlight – Friday, September 17, 2021

By Loretto Community / September 13, 2021 /

Please join us for the Immigration Spotlight Friday, September 17, 2021 from 11am to 12pm EDT. We’ll hear from Loretto Co-Member Barbara Wander and Mabel Valdivia, Executive Director of Fonkoze, to learn more about the situation on the ground, including the good work being done to break the cycle of poverty and support individuals and…

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Immigration Spotlight – “Harvest of Empire” discussion

By Loretto Community / February 24, 2021 /

Please join the LACC on Zoom for the next Immigration Spotlight Friday, February 26th at 11am ET. Discussion will be about the film, Harvest of Empire. This compelling documentary explores the direct connection between U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. The consequences of U.S. imperialism is our “harvest of empire.’’ You…

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