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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 – May 27, 2022

By Loretto Community / May 24, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join Felicia Rangel-Samponaro on Immigration Spotlight, Friday, May 27th, at 11 am EDT. Felicia is one of the directors at The Sidewalk School, a rapid response organization that started in 2019 inside the Matamoros, MX encampment with the one single mission of educating the children. The Sidewalk School, now based in…

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Climate Change as a Root Cause of Migration: Exploring Contributing Factors and Interlinkages

By Loretto Community / March 14, 2022 /

Join us at the UN NGO Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 66th Forum where the LACC (Loretto Latin America/Caribbean Committee) will host the event, “Climate Change as a Root Cause of Migration: Exploring Contributing Factors and Interlinkages.” The event is virtually hosted at the Exhibition Booth of Loretto at the UN and Justice…

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Immigration Spotlight

By Loretto Community / February 23, 2022 /

Join us for the first Immigration Spotlight of 2022! The Immigration Spotlight, on Friday, Feb. 25, will feature updates from our partners assisting migrants along the U.S./Mexico border from Arizona to California. Please register on this form. If you have ideas or feedback for future Immigration Spotlight topics, please share them here. Our planning committee…

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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 – Friday, September 3, 2021

By Loretto Community / June 18, 2021 /

Please join us for the Immigration Spotlight Friday, September 3, 2021 from 11am to 12pm EDT. Julie Taylor, executive director of National Farm Worker Ministry, will discuss NFWM’s 2021 Harvest of Justice Campaign, Farm Workers and Food Justice. An overwhelming irony of the US agricultural system is that agricultural workers face environmental, political, economic, and…

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No Immigration Spotlight – Friday, August 20, 2021

By Loretto Community / June 18, 2021 /

There is no Immigration Spotlight on Friday, August 20, 2021 to allow for an end-of-summer break. Please join us at the next Immigration Spotlight!  

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Immigration Spotlight – Friday, August 6, 2021

By Loretto Community / June 18, 2021 /

Please join us for the Immigration Spotlight Friday, August 6, 2021 from 11am to 12pm EDT. Details will be posted as soon as they are available. To attend, please request a Zoom invitation through this form.

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Immigration Spotlight – Friday, July 23, 2021

By Loretto Community / June 18, 2021 /

Please join us for the Immigration Spotlight Friday, July 23, 2021 from 11am to 12pm EDT. Details will be posted as soon as they are available. To attend, please request a Zoom invitation through this form.

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