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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



Northern Valley Catholic Social

Mariela Hernandez, Immigration BIA

530-824-4039 or



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



If you would like additional information or resources, contact Carolina Estrada at 916-733-0253 or email


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 24 Immigration Information Session by Northern Valley Catholic Social Services in Red Bluff, CA
March 25 Free Naturalization and DACA Renewal Assistance at Holy Spirit, Fairfield
March 28 and ongoing Citizenship Class at Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services
March 30 Know Your Rights Workshop at McGeorge Law School of Law, Student Center (Spanish Flyer)
April 4 Immigration Information Forum at the Mexican Consulate
April 5 Diocesan Immigration Support Network Meeting at St. Mary’s in Vacaville
April 5 Immigration Forum at Sacramento State University
May 11 Citizenship/DACA at St. Mary Parish Vacaville
April 18 Immigration Information Forum at the Mexican Consulate
May 2 Immigration Information Forum at the Mexican Consulate
Sept 30 Citizenship/DACA at St. Vincent Ferrer Parish in Vallejo


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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



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