AN EPISCOPALIAN congregation in San Diego, in the United States, celebrated the release of an asylum-seeker, Constantin Bakala, last week, who had been separated from his wife and seven children on the Mexico-US border two years ago. Read the full story in Church Times.
Un padre congoleño que fue separado de su familia por las autoridades luego de pedir asilo juntos en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México después de un agotador y peligroso viaje desde su hogar en la República Democrática del Congo se reunió con su familia tras casi dos años de separación. Read the full…
A Congolese asylum-seeker who had been separated on the U.S. border from his wife and seven children and held in federal detention for nearly two years reunited with his family last week in California. Read the full story in Episcopal News Service.
An asylum-seeker from the Democratic Republic of Congo was reunited with his family in San Diego on Sunday after almost two years in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention. Read the full story in KPBS.
The culmination of an emotional 20-month journey unfolded in San Diego Sunday as a father seeking asylum from political persecution in the Democratic Republic of Congo joined his family in North Park for a “welcome home” party at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Read the full story in CBS 8.
After 20 months of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainment, a Congolese father fighting for political asylum has reunited with his family. Read the full story in ABC 10News.
San Diego may soon be home to a West Coast-version of the Statue of Liberty. Read the full story in KPBS.
Faith leaders at one San Diego church called upon Immigration and Customs Enforcement Sunday to parole an asylum-seeking father who has been in federal custody for more than a year. Read the full story in FOX 5.
… en los momentos de dolor, es cuando los creyentes recurren a sus iglesias. “Es el lugar en donde la gente se siente segura”, coincide Dinora Reyes, directora de la organización San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP), que engloba a 28 congregaciones del condado. Read the full story in the San Diego Union-Tribune En Español
“Today, Gov. Newsom showed courage by choosing not what is politically expedient, but rather what advances a culture rooted in radical kinship and beloved community,” the San Diego Organizing Project, a coalition of local faith congregations, said in a statement. “From our streets to our institutions, let us make sure this is step one in…