Rosa Robles leaves sanctuary for new life without fear

A press conference exploded into a celebration November 11 at Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson, as Rosa Robles Loreto and her family entered the sanctuary. Cameras clicked and flashed while parishioners and supporters applauded and chanted “Rosa! Rosa!” Beaming boys in baseball uniforms, members of Rosa’s son José Emiliano’s team, followed the family into the crowded room. Continue reading Rosa Robles leaves sanctuary for new life without fear

November update/appeal

On November 2, people throughout the Americas celebrated Day of the Dead, remembering their loved ones. In Tucson, another annual commemoration of those who have passed, the All Souls Procession, is a community mass-participation event that borrows heavily from the Day of the Dead tradition. As they do every year, No More Deaths volunteers and supporters will be marching in the Procession this Sunday specifically to memorialize those who lost their lives crossing the Arizona desert this year. Continue reading November update/appeal

Lawyers sue over Border Patrol’s harsh treatment of migrants

This article by Denise Holley appears in our fall newsletter.

Men, women and children apprehended by Border Patrol in the Tucson, Arizona sector are locked up under inhumane conditions that violate the US Constitution and the Patrol’s own policies, according to a lawsuit filed June 8 in US District Court in Tucson. Continue reading Lawyers sue over Border Patrol’s harsh treatment of migrants