With his parents out of work and without housing, a DREAMer lays his hope in God that DACA survives....
Until five weeks ago Ángel and Isabel worked helping out in a restaurant and cleaning houses, but they lost their jobs when the coronavirus crisis displaced them from work and they could no longer pay rent. Their son Diego immediately offered to take them in....
"My parents have been my spiritual guides," said the youth who will be able to stay [in the US] as long he can renew his DACA permit in October. "Now that my parents need me, I feel fortunate to have work and to be able to support them."
....in a virtual action organized by Dallas Area Interfaith (DAI), and co-hosted by Bishops Edward J. Burns and Greg Kelly, the priest of San Juan Diego [where Diego serves], Father Jesús Belmontes, described the situation of immigrant families in the face of the pandemic as "critical and sad."
One day after the action, the City Council of Dallas approved a measure that would allow 1 of the 7 millions of dollars that would go to rental relief to be directed to nonprofit organizations to help undocumented families pay their rent.
A Dios Le Pido..., Revista Catolica [en español]