Cuidad Juarez Becomes Once Again A Hotspot for Migrants

In less than a week, the public health order, Title 42, instituted back in March 2020, is expected to be lifted all across the U.S-Mexico border. An influx of migrants has entered Cuidad Juarez as it becomes an epicenter of migrants once again due to many asylum seekers in the city. Even though officials are […]

CCSNM Board Member Receives National Award

Local school leader and CCSNM board member received a national award based on her work and supporting numerous charter schools in Las Cruces. CCSNM board member and New America School Superintendent and Principal, Margarita Leza Porter, Ed. S., was recognized with the 2022 Changemaker Award from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. This annual […]

Border Cities of Tijuana and San Diego

The border cities of Tijuana and San Diego have mutually agreed to work together on issues that are impacting the border and strengthening it. Tijuana Mayor Montserrat Caballero and San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria signed a memorandum that include many areas of collaboration between both cities. Pollution and environmental issues have been impacting both sides […]

Immigrant Shortage in The U.S. Workforce

The U.S. workforce has been experiencing a labor shortage since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our neighboring state of Texas; has felt the profound effect of the nationwide shortage. The shortage of immigrants in the different sectors of the nationwide workforce has caused price hikes and inflation. Businesses such as homebuilding and meat […]

New Mexico Restaurant Association and Hospitality Industry Education Foundation Grants

Do you know any restaurant or restaurant workers who were affected by the McBride Fire in Ruidoso, New Mexico, or the ongoing wildfires at Calf Canyon-Hermits Peak in Northern New Mexico? The New Mexico Restaurant Association and Hospitality Industry Education Foundation have announced that they will be offering grants to restaurants and employees who were […]

Pastor-run Shelters Teaming Up with Educators

Across the Rio Bravo, pastor-led shelters are teaming up with educators to bring education to migrant children fleeing their native countries in South America. Multiple pastor-led shelters around Cuidad Juarez, Mexico, are giving access to migrant children a source of educational needs due to many of them losing schooling throughout their immigration journeys to the […]

United 4 Ukraine Program

The White House announced that Ukrainian refugees who attempt to cross the U.S. border from Mexico will be prohibited due to a new policy. A policy from the United 4 Ukraine program will prohibit incoming refugees as of April 25th, 2022, to speed up the process for humanitarian visas for refugees. Individuals are required to […]

Catholic Charities of Southern New Mexico 2022-2055 Strategic Plan Retreat

We would like to thank the board members and guests who attended our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan retreat at the Holy Cross Retreat Center. We worked on numerous plans which included how to help out the community and serve those in need. We would also like to thank the Holy Cross Retreat Center for hosting us […]

Ukrainian Children Separated at U.S. Border

As thousands of Ukrainian refugees await passage into the United States at the U.S.-Mexico border.  An unknown number of Ukrainian children are being separated due to an anti-trafficking law.  The San Ysidro border between San Diego and Tijuana has felt the presence of this anti-trafficking law. This law, which has been instituted in 2008, has […]

America’s Nationwide Labor Shortage

Many contractors nationwide are struggling to keep and find any employees as there are approximately a million open jobs. Immigrants are crucial to the U.S economy due to fulfilling many jobs that require talent and making up a disproportionate ratio of workers in the United States. Stricter immigration laws and policies have impacted the U.S […]