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Stop deportations now rally set for Des Moines

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

The Network for Immigration Reform Now--a coalition of organizations including AFSC Iowa, Methodist Federation for Social Action, CCI, LULAC, the United Methodist Church and Las Americas/Trinity UMC--will be hosting a demonstration and press conference for "Stop Deportation Now" at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 4, outside the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines.

Not One More Deportation RI

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Not one more

Not One More Deportation

Not One More Deportation Rally at RI State House

Join the Not One More Deportation day of action April 4

Church Activists Call for Halt to Indonesian Deportations

The threatened deportation of 37 Indonesian immigrants brought a delegation of New Hampshire clergy and lay activists to the Manchester offices of Senator Jeanne Shaheen and the federal immigration enforcement agency January 24 to call for the deportations to be cancelled.

Record deportations point to loss of moral compass

October 18, 2011 - Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced they deported more people from the United States during Fiscal Year 2011 than ever before. Nearly 400,000 migrant workers were removed from our communities across the United States, the largest number in the agency’s history.

Faith and Community Leaders Ask for Relief from Deportations

Contact: Alan Kaplan, 917.776.2388

White House Initiates Immigration Reform Dialogue in Denver, but Local Leaders Want Action

Community Meeting for Immigrants and Allies

Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 2:00pm

YOU ARE INVITED to an urgent community meeting for families of immigrants and their allies.

Guest speakers: Rep. Luis Gutierrez (IL) and Rep. Jared Polis (CO)

Co-sponsored by several groups, including Coloradoans for Immigrant Rights, a project of AFSC Colorado.


For more information contact: (303) 922-3344

Immigrants and Allies Call for Change at Nashua Rally

More than one hundred people, many of them local immigrants, rallied at Nashua City Hall yesterday to demand an end to immigrant deportations and an end to cooperation between the Nashua Police and the federal agents who enforce immigration laws.  

Immigrants' Rights Rally

Monday, May 2, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Rally calling for protection of immigrant family unity and an end to deportations.

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