BORDER ANGELS UPDATE 3/23/14 (Elvira back in Chicago !) Detained in the Desert final screening tonight Sunday @ Digital Gym (2921 El Cajon Blvd) 500pm see you there !
What a week ! Final scheduled NIYA Dreamer Border crossing took place, thanks for all the support and great to see that Elvira not only supported them but she joined them and just last night took her, sons Saul, Emiliano, and Emma to airport as all four are now back in Chicago ! SI SE PUDO !!! (Check out many interviews Jorge Ramos, CNN, NPR, AP, FRONTERA, EL LATINO, TELEMUNDO and so many others, thanks all !
Speaking of travel Border Angels Francisco Moreno joins group to visit Pope in Vatican to ask for Humane Immigration Policies !!!
This past Thursday March 20 we held the first Funeral Mass at Holtville Cemetery (600 plus migrants buried there) Please see picture by Dave Rivas), thanks all that joined us DE LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL, UNLV, MARYMOUNT and Community members. Thanks Father LaSalle and Father Martin. Great reports on PRIMER IMPACTO (Univision National and IV Press) video to come. On Tuesday we were joined by Josefina Lopez for showing of DETAINED IN THE DESERT at SD LATINO FILM FESTIVAL & la raza lawyers, we packed the house ! We also had very busy week w/ migrant out- reach which continues this week w SDSU, SIKH students, USC and others (Dulce coordinates our visits) Dulce Aguirre @ borderangels.org or visit us on Face Book
TODAY SUNDAY IS CLOSING OF SAN DIEGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL AND WILL CLOSE W OUR VERY OWN “DETAINED IN THE DESERT” MOVIE @ 500 PM SHOWING @ DIGITAL GYM 2921 EL CAJON BLVD, JOIN US, DON’T MISS OUT ! SI SE PUEDE ! border angels,