News & Media

News & Media

Estrella del Paso is often at the forefront of media coverage related to immigration issues at the U.S.-Mexico border. We aim to provide a realistic portrayal of the reality along the southern border while also uplifting the immigrant experience. Below you can view recent media coverage.

Media inquiries should be directed to Sandra Ramirez, Director of Communications.

Recent Media Coverage

Our Executive Director, Melissa M. Lopez, on Univision Discussing The Alarming Attack On Annunciation House By The State Of Texas.

February 22, 2024

Our executive director shared her thoughts on the alarming attack on Annunciation House by the State of Texas.

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Estrella Insights - January Edition

February 1, 2024

As we entered 2024, we officially launched our new identity and website, Estrella del Paso. Embracing fresh colors and a revamped image, our commitment to the community remains unwavering, with our mission, vision, and values standing firm, stronger than ever.

Reflecting on the events of January, we acknowledge the challenges, opportunities, and the journey that lies ahead in 2024. In this blog, we recap the impactful moments that shaped the first month of the year.

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New initiative fast-tracks work permit for migrants, might offer relief to El Paso

January 2, 2024

With the ongoing spike of migrants coming into El Paso a new initiative was recently brought to light right before the holidays for migrants to obtain a chance at a new way of life sooner than expected.

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Mural promoting unity, acceptance unveiled in Central El Paso

July 22, 2023

The mural “You Belong” by Kelsey Kilcrease is displayed on the corner of Yandell Drive and Poplar Street. It was commissioned by the Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, Inc.

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Press Releases

You Belong: Central El Paso Mural Celebrates Unity Between El Paso & Juarez

July 22, 2023

There is a new mural in Central El Paso and it’s shining light on the beautiful relationship El Paso has with our sister city, Juarez.

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DMRS Unveils new Identity as Estrella del Paso

DMRS 2023 Year in Review