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A Journey of Courage & Faith: Immigration Services

November 8, 2016
Stories of Hope: Immigration and Refugee Services

Nelson always felt like he was meant to be in the United States. However, his journey to reunite with his mother was not what he imagined. Fearful for his life and the safety of his grandmother and family, Nelson was forced to make a difficult decision – to stay and endure the horrors of Honduras or attempt to escape. His decision to escape took courage and faith. Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Through Service: Cornerstone Builders

Stories of Hope: Cornerstone Builders

In 1980, Kaven Donald, then 28, was sentenced to 198 years at the Louisiana State Penitentiary for heroin charges. After serving 32 years of his sentence, he was released on parole in 2012 at the age of 60. Luckily, he was connected with Catholic Charities’ Cornerstone Builders, who helped him secure documents, housing, work and more. Continue reading

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