The KBI has its roots in Ambos Nogales, but its work extends to Washington, Mexico City and beyond. By: Roxane Ramos During the height of the immigration debate in 2006, amid news of marches, protests, and escalating migrant deaths, a number of Jesuit organizations were moved to action. How could they help? What would be the best response to the current crisis? What were the greatest needs? Was a migrant ministry viable and where should it be? They conducted a needs assessment, …Read More
The Kino Border Initiative celebrates five years of committed service.
Daring to Say Yes By: Roxane Ramos On a sunny Saturday in January, close to 200 people gathered at the Museo del Arte in Nogales, Sonora, to listen to the words of world-renowned defender of human rights, Father Alejandro Solalinde. Despite ongoing threats and disruptions, Father Solalinde has championed the migrant cause, denouncing the drug cartels, government agencies, and state and local leaders who have contributed directly or indirectly to the human rights violations suffered by …Read More
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