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We can’t just look away…

In November 2018, Elisa O’Callaghan, board member for North Central Texas JFON, left her home close to the Texas-Oklahoma border and headed south. She was on her way to help asylum seekers stuck waiting on Matamoros/Brownsville Bridge—the bridge that spans the Rio...

A Mother’s Love

Almost twelve years ago Dracilla fled the violence in the Congo with her three young children: Joseph, Alizia, and Ephriam.  After Dracilla’s application for refugee status was approved the small family spent ten years living in a United Nations Refugee camp in...

Volunteer on the Border

If you’re in Texas or are willing to travel to Texas here are some ways to volunteer on the Border.  As new opportunities arise we will update this page, so check back often. If you are working with children separated from their parents, here is how you can help...

In Limbo No More!

Let me share some of the joy with you.  One of our clients recently received her green card.  She has been working for this day for 22 years!  Isabel is a citizen of Jamaica who came to the US on a student visa.  She married an abusive US citizen who controlled her...