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Tucson church mobilizes volunteers to help surge of migrant families

It was about 9 a.m. on Oct. 5, when the call came: Word was that immigration officials would be releasing hundreds of families in Southern Arizona over the weekend. It was Friday. A few hours later, ... read more

Tucson migrant surge subsides--for now

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson charities and volunteers are on the front lines of immigration issues. Earlier this month they had to rush to find places to house hundreds of migrant families ... at a large ... read more

A New Surge at the Border Is Forcing Migrant Families Into Motel Rooms

Volunteers ... Two migrant shelters in Tucson, one operated by Catholic Community Services and the other by the United Methodist Church, quickly reached capacity, prompting several churches to open ... read more

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A look inside a Tucson migrant shelter

TUCSON — It can happen at any time of the day. A family of immigrants seeking asylum may get dropped off at one of the many shelters that can be found throughout Tucson. Whether it be a church ... ... read more


Respite centers for migrants preparing for possibility of indefinite detention

On a recent morning, two volunteers were filling out intake forms for three migrant families ... Mexico border. In Tucson, where many of the migrants crossing through Arizona are processed and held, ... read more

Steller column: Tucson mobilizes for migrants, still serves local homeless

The other question is whether this mobilization ... return to Tucson for her second week at the monastery. For many volunteers at the migrant shelters, the presence of children and families ... read more

Footsteps into America: A migrant’s journey of struggle, hope and the unknown

But their stop in Tucson ... help asylum seekers with transitional housing, food and clothing before they were sent to stay with family and friends while awaiting word from the government. They were ... read more

Americans are stepping up to show reunited migrant families there’s more to their country than Trump

But it quickly mobilized staff from Phoenix and Tucson, and a small army of volunteers — from the existing volunteer network, congregations LSS partners with, and people who were outraged by family ... read more

Hispanic churches file federal lawsuit against anti-immigrant Arizona ‘patriot’ groups

A network of small Hispanic churches that for months have welcomed and aided migrant families who have been ... filmed inside a church in Tucson after saying she was interested in volunteering. The ... read more

On the border in El Paso, the migrants arrive so regularly there's a housing crunch

While President Trump railed against a migrant caravan wending its way north through Mexico this week, hundreds of Central American immigrant families ... N.M., to volunteer. He appealed to another ... read more

New surge at the border is forcing migrant families into motel rooms

Two migrant shelters in Tucson, one operated by Catholic Community Services and the other by the United Methodist Church ... families. Room 107 was designated for “comida,” a place to grab a meal or ... read more

Local Churches Step In to House Migrants Released from ICE Custody

The church staff and volunteers help them contact ... “People from all over Tucson coming together like that … building the network within the community I think is as important as what we are doing ... read more



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