Monthly Archives: August 2019

APPEAL FOR SUPPLIES TO HELP ASYLUM SEEKER FAMILIES

UPDATE ON AUGUST 27, 2019 — REQUEST FOR SUPPORT FOR ASYLUM-SEEKING REFUGEE FAMILIES RIGHT HERE IN AUSTIN, TEXAS Thanks everyone for ideas and help. This is what several asylum-seeking refugee families need right now. 1. Beds: preferably 2 doubles, 2 … Continue reading

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ASYLUM IN THE UNITED STATES

Asylum: what is it? “Each year, thousands of noncitizens arriving at our border or already in the United States  apply for asylum, or protection from persecution. Asylum seekers must navigate a difficult and complex process that can involve multiple government … Continue reading

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Get Involved

The crises are real.  The needs are great.  DONATE or GET INVOLVED Women on the Border is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible. WAYS TO DONATE:  – send a check to: Women on the Border, P.O. Box 303338, … Continue reading

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POST DETENTION FAMILIES NEED HELP FINDING HOUSING

AUGUST 2019, AUSTIN, TEXAS APPEAL FROM A HARDWORKING IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY:   “I am the contact person for a growing number of immigrant families in Austin, and I’m looking for people who can help coordinate requests for assistance from immigrants with volunteers, … Continue reading

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Why Buy Fair Trade?

Fair Trade What is it?    Fair Trade is a global movement that puts people and planet first by ensuring fair practices and living wages for workers, producers and sellers of all consumer goods.   For women in the global economy, fair … Continue reading

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The border and the environment

ESSAY on Mexican farmers’ displacement and Mexico’s rejection of genetically modified organisms.  “Farmers, NAFTA, and Global Agricultural Corporate Power” by Elvia R. Arriola, WOB Director. A visit to the Mexican border to view the conditions for workers in the maquiladoras often provides surprises … Continue reading

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