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Diocesan Immigrant Support Network

 

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Diocesan Immigrant Support Network

 

 

We pledge our continued support for migration and refugee programs and abide by our commitment to serve the dignity of each human person and foster the common good.

 

The Office of Catholic Charities & Social Concerns along with our Catholic Charities Member Agencies and partners will continue to provide reliable and timely information and access to immigration services.

 

We remind parish staff to coordinate all immigration questions and referrals to one of our three Catholic Charities Member Agencies: Catholic Charities of Solano, Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services and Northern Valley Catholic Social Services.

 

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services

(916) 313-7604 or immigration@sacramentofoodbank.org

 

 

Northern Valley Catholic Social

Mariela Hernandez, Immigration BIA

530-824-4039 or mhernandez@nvcss.org

 

 

Catholic Charities of Yolo-Solano
Teresa Alonso-Bray, Immigration Dir.
707-644-8909 or teresa@csssolano.org

 

 

If you would like additional information or resources, contact Carolina Estrada at 916-733-0253 or email cestrada@scd.org.

 

California bishops issue Ash Wednesday statement on immigration, urge easing the climate of fear that is now gripping communities

 

 

Upcoming Immigration Workshops in the Diocese

 

March 28 and ongoing Citizenship Class at Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services
Sept 30 Know Your Rights Workshop at St. Vincent Ferrer in Vallejo
Ongoing Free Citizenship Consultations at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services
Ongoing Free Naturalization Assistance at Catholic Charities of Yolo – Solano
August 2 Know Your Rights Workshop at the Mexican Consulate
August 6 Know Your Rights Workshop at St. John the Baptist Parish in Chico
August 13 Know Your Rights Workshop at St. Joseph Parish in Elk Grove
September 6 Know Your Rights Workshop at the Mexican Consulate
September 20 Know Your Rights Workshop at the Mexican Consulate
October 4 Know Your Rights Workshop at the Mexican Consulate
November 1 Know Your Rights Workshop at the Mexican Consulate
December 6 Know Your Rights Workshop at the Mexican Consulate

 

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Advocacy

 

Join Immigration Advocacy efforts at local and state level.

 

Catholic Legislative Network – California Catholic Conference

www.cacatholic.org

916-313-4000

 

Sacramento Area Congregations Together (ACT)

www.sacact.org

(916) 389-8990

 

Placer People of Faith Together(PPOFT)

www.ppoft.org

(530) 401–3768

 

Bay Area Industrial Areas Foundation – Common Ground

http://www.commongroundiaf.org/

(415) 563-0262

 

 

 

Resources for Parishes

 

 

Access Resources

Practical tips for families encountering immigration enforcement including emergency planning.

 

 

 

Consultations/ Immigration Legal Services

For a complete list of legal immigration resources in the Diocese of Sacramento, click here.

 

If you would like to host an immigration information workshop at your parish, contact the Office of Catholic Charities & Social Concern at 916-733-0253.

 


Join a Parish Team

The Diocesan Immigrant Support Network (DISN) was created in 2008 to build a network of support for immigrant parishioners throughout the Diocese. This network will provide reliable and timely information, provide access to immigration services and advocate for immigration reform.

 

If you are interested in being involved, please contact Carolina Estrada at 916-733-0253 or email cestrada@scd.org.

 

 

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Statements

 

 

 

 

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Web Resources Links

 

 

 

 

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