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End of Implementation of Title 42

For Immediate Release Contact: Sid Earnheart | sid@jfondfw.org |817.310.3820 Earlier today, the Biden Administration announced that it will no longer use Title 42 to expel asylum seekers and migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, beginning May 23. Title 42 is an...

Operation Lone Star Update

Operation Lone Star was launched in March 2021 by Governor Greg Abbott’s Public Safety Office with the intent of, “…deterring illegal immigration… preventing the smuggling of drugs and weapons… [and] curtailing human trafficking…” It intended to prevent all of these...

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...