Immigration

The Jesuit Border Podcast Study Guide

Reflection
The Jesuit Border Podcast study guide provides questions for reflection before and after each episode as well as CST connections. Each episode features stories from the US/Mexico border. Season 2 of...

Faces of DACA

Bulletin Insert
This bulletin insert shares the stories of five young people currently living with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status. As the country awaits the Supreme Court's ruling on the...

Video: The Holy Family's Migration Journey

Video
This guided imaginative prayer invites you to enter into the nativity story from the perspective of the Holy Family and their migration journey. Explore how this 2,000-year-old story ties to issues...

Migrant and Refugee Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet & Handout
Terminology around migration is often confusing. This fact sheet explains the important nuances between terms such as migrants, forcibly displaced people, refugees, internally displaced persons, and...

Film Discussion Guide: El Deportado

Reflection
“El Deportado” is a short documentary that was created as a collaboration between faculty and students at Creighton University in Omaha, NE.  The documentary provides personal testimonies of...

Migrant Prayers: Reflections from the Comedor

Prayer
The Kino Border Initiative (KBI) provides services to migrant men, women, and children in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. The prayers and scripture quotes in this document were collected from individuals...

A Prayer for World Refugee Day

Prayer
This prayer, written by Fr. Leo O'Donovan, SJ of Jesuit Refugee Services USA, reflects on the hardships experienced by refugees and invites us to embody God's presence in response to these...

Signs of the Times: Migration, Women and Violence

Reflection
Learn about the specific dangers women experience while migrating from Central America to the United States, and advocate to end the recently implemented "Remain in Mexico" policy.

Video: Examen on Migration

Prayer
This guided examen prayer on migration expresses gratitude for the beauty of diverse people and cultures in our world. As we reflect on the migration stories of our neighbors, we pray to move beyond...
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Prayer for Children in Immigration Detention

Prayer
A prayer to end the unjust practice of holding children in immigration detention centers and to eliminate family separation at the United States border.
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Prayer for Families at the Border

Prayer
We pray to end the tragic, terrible nightmare of children ripped from their parents embrace at the U.S./Mexico border.  
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Crossing Borders and Bridging Gaps Through Art

Creative Voice
Creative Voice Elshafei Dafalla shares how his vocation as an artist helps the marginalized in our global community, especially refugees and torture survivors. An interview with Elshafei and an...