Five ways to help immigrant children

Five ways to help immigrant children a reblog from Sisters of the Holy Family

Sisters of the Holy Family

Contributed by Sister Gladys Guenther

Many members of the NETWORK community have been asking for ways to help address the humanitarian crisis that is causing record numbers of immigrant children and families
to make the treacherous journey from Central America to the United States. We wanted to let you know of a few options:

  1. Find them shelter. The Administration has told us that there is a desperate need for safe facilities to provide shelter for children until they can be discharged to a sponsor to await judicial proceedings. Read the letter from FEMA and facilities requirements, in case you know of a place that may be suitable.
  2. Advocate for them with Congress. Ask for additional funding for the Office of Refugee Resettlement, and insist that we protect these children. Share these alerts with your friends, and ask them to take action as well. Unaccompanied minors are fleeing violence and need protection by the United States. Educate Congress about…

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