Resources

crs

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS Website

jrs

The mission of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA is to accompany, serve and advocate for the rights of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. JRS Website

isn

The Ignatian Solidarity Network exists to network, educate, and form advocates for social justice animated by the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the witness of the Jesuit martyrs of El Salvador and their companions. ISN Website

usccb

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States. The purpose of the Conference is to promote the greater good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programs of the apostolate fittingly adapted to the circumstances of time and place. This purpose is drawn from the universal law of the Church and applies to the episcopal conferences which are established all over the world for the same purpose. USCCB Website

immigration

The International Rescue Committee provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture and other immigrants to thrive in Baltimore and around Maryland. IRC Website

anera

American Near East Refugee Aid (Anera) addresses the development and humanitarian needs of Palestinians and other marginalized communities in Palestine and Lebanon. Anera Website

immigration

Tahirih Justice Center is a national non-profit that has served over 22,000 courageous individuals fleeing violence since 1997. Our efficient, effective, and innovative model of service is now delivered from four locations, and we’re committed to serving as many immigrant women and girls as possible. Tahirih Justice Center Website

esperanza

The Esperanza Center is a comprehensive immigrant resource center that offers hope and essential services to people who are new to the United States. Immigrants from all over the world have received important resources and compassionate guidance at the Esperanza Center since 1963. Our dedicated staff and volunteers provide services and referrals, ESL education, healthcare, and low-cost immigration legal services to thousands of immigrants each year. Esperanza Center Website

immigration

The Justice for Immigrants campaign’s primary objectives are:
– To educate the public, especially the Catholic community, about Church   teaching on migration and immigrants;
– To create political will for just and humane immigration reform; and
– Advocate for just and fair reforms in U.S. immigration and refugee laws and policies that reflect the principles enunciated by the bishops. JFI Website

casa

CASA is a group of passionate, community-conscious people working to organize, advocate for, and expand opportunities for Latino and immigrant people in the state of Maryland. CASA Website

Targeted Resources

justice

Please visit the Justice for Immigrants site to find resources on Family Separation. Learn about the policy and what you can do to help stop Family Separation whether you are a parishioner, an advocate or a social worker. Justice for Immigrants Resources on Family Separation.

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