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A Client’s Story

Honduran “Alejandro” came to the U.S. to get away from street gangs and drug cartels. Honduras is the #1 country for homicides, and Alejandro knew that if he refused to join the gang or carry drugs he would die a violent death. Apprehended at the border, Alejandro was...

Bishops Speak Out on Immigration, Urge Action

Below is a link to a letter from United Methodist Bishops addressing the current struggle surrounding immigration in the U.S. A temporary injunction was issued by a judge in Texas halting progress on the process of implementing Presidential orders issued in November...

Obama Expands Deferred Action, More

On Friday November 21, 2014, President Obama signed executive orders to grant administrative relief to an estimated 5.9 of 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. according to the White House website, the three critical elements of the President’s executive...

Action Celebrated, Congress Challenged

President Obama has decided he could no longer wait on a protractedly inactive congress, and Friday signed a series of executive initiatives aimed at addressing the immigration struggles of over half of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Some...

Taking Action For Immigrants

As congress threatens to take steps backwards in support of immigrants, especially when it comes to refugees and unaccompanied children, your voice matters. Please communicate with your senators and your representative to advocate for the cause of our immigrant...

Responding to the Texas Border Crisis

In recent months, Texas has seen a massive influx of unaccompanied minors reach the U.S. border. The majority of the unaccompanied children reaching the U.S. border are from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, most often leaving their homes because of violence in...

New Monthly Clinic to Begin in August

JFON DFW is pleased to announce the opening of a new monthly client intake clinic in Dallas at Arapaho United Methodist Church beginning August 14th. The clinic will run from 6-10 PM and will be held the second Thursday of each month thereafter. Walk-ins are not...

JFON DFW Names New Staff Attorney

Great news! JFON DFW has hired a new Staff Attorney! Maria Macias comes to us from Catholic Charities in Dallas, where she has been a staff attorney since 2011. She earned a degree in Business Administration at Baylor University and her degree in law at DePaul...

JFON DFW Searches for New Attorney

Justice For Our Neighbors Dallas-Fort Worth has launched its search for a new Staff Attorney. The position is being posted through several venues. What follows is a condensed version of the Posting. For the full text, or for more information, contact JFON DFW...

Celebrating Mary Beth Garcia

“Hats Off” and   “Happy Trails” The Justice For our Neighbors DFW Board of Directors  cordially invite you to join them in Celebrating Mary Beth Garcia’s 14 years of dedicated service and Wishing her well as she embarks on a new Journey in the private...