Arizona Laws on Immigration

Worrall on the Arizona Law

[Michael Worrall is a member of Coloradoans for Immigrant Rights Letter to the Editor Ladder. (CFIR is a project of AFSC in Colorado.) His recent Letter to The Editor was published in the Denver Post!  Want to see YOUR name in Print? To join our Letter Writing Ladder, just email Jordan Garcia at or call 303.623.3464!]

AFSC Opposes Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law

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Press conference AFSC organized with our partners

Press conference AFSC organized with our partners to protest the Arizona bill and law enforcement action.

On June 4, 2010, American Friends Service Committee signed on to an amicus brief to stop the implementation of Arizona's anti-immigration law.

Amicus Brief Against SB1070 Explanation

On June 4, 2010 the American Friends Service Committee joined a class action lawsuit to stop the implementation of Arizona's anti-immigration law SB1070.

This document provides the background on the law, the brief, and AFSC's decision to join the lawsuit.

Flora on immigration

Speaking out against Obama’s call for 1200 troops to the border and $500 million new funding. Watch the video.

Sandra Sanchez on Arizona immigration law

Sandra Sanchez, director of the AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voices Program, addresses the recently passed Arizona law discriminating against immigrants and people of color.

AFSC, Grupos de Inmigrantes y de Religiosas Denuncian la Propuesta de Ley de Arizona

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 19, 2010
Contact: Jennifer Piper, , 720-301-185 

Demanda a Presidente Obama: Deja de Separar Nuestras Familias y Comunidades

Jennifer Piper 4-19-10

Jennifer Piper addresses press conference.

Jennifer Piper of AFSC addresses a press conference.

Coloradoans Decry Arizona Action

The American Friends Service Committee, Faith and Immigrant Rights Groups to Decry Arizona Bill and Draconian ICE Action

Say to President Obama Stop Separating Our Families

Colorado Press conference 4-19-10

Coloradoans support immigrant rights

Supporters of immigrant rights gather at a Denver press conference on April 19, 2010 to decry Arizona legislation.

Arizona Immigration Law Immoral

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Minutemen on Arizona border patrol.

Quaker Group Warns Raids, Police Stops Violate Human and Civil Rights

PHILADELPHIA (April 23, 2010) – The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker peace and social justice organization, joins hundreds of individuals and organizations in condemning the new Arizona law that further criminalizes immigrants, adds more burdens on local police, and erodes the civil rights of all in Arizona. 

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