Cameroonian Client Granted Asylum

Mr. Patrick Ajapmou was granted asylum on August 21, 2019 from Judge Ana Partida at Otay Mesa Detention Center, who ruled from the bench, after listening to compelling and gruesome testimony regarding Patrick’s physical and sexual abuse at the hands of prison guards...

Emanise, a Haitian-Venezuelan Asylum Seeker

  Imagine your first experience in America being in a new country and not trying to figure out where you will stay or where to get your items from baggage claim but sitting in a cold, unfriendly building waiting for a complete stranger to decide your family’s...

Sara and A Little Hope

The meaning of the word “respite” has a deep personal significance for Sara, a woman who sought out refuge and safety at Catholic Charities women’s emergency shelter in Imperial County called House of Hope. This shelter, which serves as a respite from the streets to...

A Labor of Love & Literature

On August 20th, in what was truly a labor of love and dedication, a consortium of literacy advocates gathered at the San Diego Food Bank and participated in the distribution of over 11,000 books for low income children. The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)...