Nogales

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The Kino Border Initiative is a Catholic binational organization that provides humanitarian aid and advocates for migrants in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.  It's run by priests of the Society of Jesus order, also known as Jesuits, along with lay, or non clergy, staff.

 

Like Yuma, Nogales is also seeing an increase in the number of migrants encountered by Border Patrol.  

 

KAWC’s Victor Calderón spoke with the organization's executive director, Joanna Williams, about what migrants say are their reasons for making the journey to the United States border.

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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Former Nogales Mayor Marco Lopez launched his bid for governor with a request to "join us'' -- and a highly partisan swat at Republicans.

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Arizona Edition - Last week, members of the U.S. Conference of Bishops led a mass for immigrants and their families at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.  It was meant to recall a mass conducted in Nogales on the U.S.-Mexico border two months earlier on April 1st.

After the mass, members of the delegation met with members of Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner to encourage them to take on immigration reform as soon as possible.