Sister Norma Pimentel

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Catholic Charities in Texas criticizes state order restricting immigration work

Jul 30, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic entities helping migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border responded this week after the Texas governor restricted who could transport migrants... Read more

August 17, 2017 - A volunteer at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen helps a Central American refugee family take a bus to go stay with U.S. family

Catholic Charities pushes back against ‘inaccurate’ viral video of migrant children

Apr 9, 2021

Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley on Thursday said a viral video of their work with migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico... Read more

Sister Norma Pimentel with volunteers and staff.

Catholic religious sister and migrant advocate named one of 2020's 'Most Influential People'

Sep 24, 2020

Sister Norma Pimentel, a member of the Missionaries of Jesus and executive director of Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley, this... Read more

A child hugs a volunteer teacher at a camp for asylum seekers on Dec. 8, 2019 in the Mexican border town of Matamoros.

Coronavirus comes to a migrant tent city at US border

Jul 6, 2020

More than 1,500 people live in a tent city without running water or adequate sanitation at the border of Texas... Read more

President Donald Trump at a discussion on border security at the White House.

Sister Pimentel disappointed she could not speak with Trump during border visit

Jan 11, 2019

Sister Norma Pimentel says she is “truly disappointed” that she did not get a chance to speak during a roundtable... Read more