• January 17, 2021

Tags : migrant crisis

Story in Many Pics: ‘Faith Action’ at Stanton Street Bridge

On Thursday, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso and clergy of the Diocese of Ciudad Juárez participated in the binational ‘Faith Action’ at the Stanton Street bridge in Downtown El Paso. As the temperatures in the area soared above 100 degrees, Bishiop Seitz, Rev. Javier Calvill  and scores of migrants met and marched […]Read More

Op-Ed: Paychecks or Humanity?

I cross the international border between Cd. Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas about 4 times a week. I am amongst the thousands of transnational fronterizxs that live their life crossing the frontera as part of their weekly routine. I cross over there easily to enjoy what I call the homeland. My veins bleed proud […]Read More

UTEP Exhibit Gives Voice to Tornillo’s Silenced Teens

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens will host an exhibit showcasing art created by teenagers from various Central and South American countries who were held in a secured tent city in Tornillo, a small town of about 1,600 people about 40 miles southeast of El Paso. “Uncaged Art: […]Read More

Amid Migrant Influx, El Pasoans Inspired to Help

“The beggar stretches out his hand not to ask, but to give you the kingdom of heaven, and you do not notice.” Elder Arsenie Papacioc Over the last couple of weeks, El Paso has seen an influx of migrants fleeing to our border in order to seek safety, prosperity and a hope at the American […]Read More