New Mexico Action on Immigration
Border Actions and Family Reunification
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ACTION OPPORTUNITIES 

Upcoming border actions & education events     
Our member communions are planning events and you are invited. 
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  • July 20 & 21. Teach-in | Weekend of Solidarity with  Migrants
Bishop Vono and the Episcopal Diocese of Rio Grande
are holding a Teach-in | Weekend of Solidarity with Migrants.    For Information click  HERE.  

  • August 26-30. Faithful Witness At/For the Border 
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Rev. Dr. Bill Lyons and the 
Southwest Conference of the United Church of Christ invite you  to join the   Faithful Witness At/For t he Border.  For information click  HERE .  For registration click  HERE .
 
  • Family Reunification   
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From Bishop Gonia and the Rocky Mountain Synod ELCA:   You can help with family reunification .   The  last two weeks in July will include a large-scale reunification  of parents & children separated under the Zero Tolerance policy. The objectiv e is to reunify 1,500 children in the next 2 weeks.  All of the reunified families will be released to 4 NGOs: Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest in Phoenix, Catholic Charities in San Antonio, Sacred Heart in McAllen, and Annunciation House in El Paso.
 
"It costs $100 to provide hospitality to a family staying at one of  our RMS congregations, as they assist them getting to their sponsor."  Help raise money: g ive to the Border Emergency Fund of  Rocky Mountain Synod  HERE  ( bottom right corner: click GIVE and then select Border Emergency Fund).

Annunciation House, the primary hospitality center in the El Paso/Las Cruces area, will receive 400-500 reunified families each week, in addition to the 400-500 families they welcome weekly. 
Peace Lutheran Church in Las Cruces and others partner with Annunciation House (Catholic Diocese of El Paso)  to offer hospitality in their congregations. Donate to Annunciation House  HERE.

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New Mexico FAITH COALITION FOR IMMIGRANT JUSTICE

RADIO SHOW to air NOON, July 23
Justin Remmer-Thamert and Rafael Martinez will be on the radio this Monday 7/23 at noon with Mary Woods at  Archbishop's Hour Catholic Radio.


MMFCIJ SUMMER FUNDRAIS2018 LINK
SUMMER FUNDRAISER AUGUST 25.
The New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant J u stice is having its summer fundraiser at the Hotel Andaluz! Please mark August 25 on your c alendar. The event will include lunch, musi c, a silent auction, immigrant stories and important updates. Help us continue to serve immigrant, refugee, and asylee communities in New Mexico by supporting our major fundraiser of the year.  

Rafael  faithcoalitionteam@gmail.com  or 505-226-1642.

 

STAY CONNECTED:
New Mexico Conference of Churches
1019 Second St, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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