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This San Diego migrant shelter has become an integral part of the border. Other cities are taking notice.

December 18, 2022

The San Diego Rapid Response Network Migrant Shelter operated by Jewish Family Service of San Diego recently welcomed its 100,000th guest since it opened four years ago to help asylum seekers. “It was a happiness to be here,” said 31-year-old Yolanda, who is fleeing cartel violence. “I feel safe.” The article illustrates our emphasis on welcoming and providing care for the most vulnerable of asylum seekers with public health as our top priority. “They are the gold standard,” said Naomi Steinberg of HIAS. “They have really shown organizations around the country about how it can be done and how it should be done.”

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CAWTF Holds Press Conference Calling For End to Title 42

May 27, 2022

The California Welcoming Task Force held a press conference on Monday, May 23, 2022, to call for an end to Title 42, Restoration of Humane Process for People Seeking Asylum.

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Remain in Mexico: Migrants Face Uphill Climb to Get Out of Program

August 12, 2019

Without attorney representation, migrants are having a hard time preparing for their asylum interviews if forced to Remain in Mexico. And some face grave dangers if forced to stay in Mexico and need protection. “Fear of Return” protection is very difficult to come by.

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Immigrant Community Bracing for Arrests

June 18, 2019

Reporter Kate Morrissey captures the reaction of the San Diego immigrant community to Trump’s announcement that ICE will begin mass deportations.

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Texas flights brought flu outbreak to San Diego migrant shelter: county officials

May 23, 2019

Mainly children have shown flu-like symptoms since arriving at the shelter, county officials said.

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A mile in their shoes: Inside San Diego’s migrant shelter

January 18, 2019

A photo-essay look at the shelter we run as part of the San Diego Rapid Response Network (SDRRN).

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Big Struggle to Shelter Asylum Seekers

December 28, 2018

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