The American Friends Service Committee has signed a joint letter to the FBI’s Advisory Policy Board seeking an end to the FBI’s facilitation of the deeply flawed Secure Communities program. Under the program, local law enforcement and the FBI share fingerprinting data with the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency. ICE touts the program as a crime fighting tool. It is set to take effect across the country by 2013.
Des Moines Peace and Justice groups call for a Rally for Civil Liberties
Keep FBI out of our homes and workplaces.
The rally and press conference will be followed by a visit to the FBI office in
West Des Moines.
Recent actions by the FBI ( http://unitedforpeace.org/) in raiding the homes
and offices of peace groups in Minnesota and Chicago; and recent revelations
about the FBI's search of homes and garbage cans, and video surveillance
Who we are
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.