More than half of the world's refugees are under the age of eighteen.
The Market Path and First Grace invite you to join them
in advocating for these refugee children and their families.
Take action by calling and/or writing elected officials.
Names and addresses can be found on the "In Our America" page.
We also suggest you financially support organizations
which are providing legal and social services to these immigrant families.
The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonprofit that defends immigrants' rights. The organization is addressing ICE and border patrol abuse, immigration policies, and more, along with educating the nation on how to uphold the Constitution.
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project
ASAP represents families crossing the border and connects them with support systems they wouldn't normally be able to access. The organization also works to prevent wrongful deportations from the United States and provides legal and emergency services.
Border Angels is a California-based volunteer organization. Its primary efforts focus on tackling immigration reform and promoting social justice at the US-Mexican border. Donations are used to fund educational programs, free immigration services, and events to support those in need.
Catholic Charities of the RGV
700 N. Virgen de San Juan Blvd.
San Juan, TX 78589
Good Neighbor Settlement House (United Methodist)
1254 E. Tyler St.
Brownsville, TX 78520
Kids In Need of Defense
KIND defends the rights of unaccompanied immigrant or refugee children and ensures they cannot appear in court without "high quality legal representation."
National Bail Fund Network
Pilar Weiss, project director of the National Bail Fund Network, says one of the most effective ways to reunite immigrants separated from their families is to assist with paying their bail, which can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $80,500. You can find and donate to a bail fund in your city through the National Bail Fund Network.
The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services is a Texas-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing immigrant families and refugees with affordable legal assistance. Donations support its team of 130 attorneys and staff members.
South Texas Human Rights Center
117 E. Miller St.
Falfurrias, TX 78355
Young Center For Immigrant Children's Rights
The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights advocates for the safety and well-being of unaccompanied kids arriving in the United States. The organization works to protect children from harsh immigration laws and recently announced a project specifically dedicated to helping children separated from their parents at the border.
Donate via ActBlue
Can't decide which organization to donate to? Why not choose eight? ActBlue provides a simple and convenient way for people to distribute a single donation to eight different charities in need. One can donate to We Belong Together, United We Dream, Women’s Refugee Commission, , Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project, Human Rights First, ACLU, and La Union del Pueblo Entero.