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After detention and decades of waiting, family can apply for green cards

Fredd Reyes

Fredd Reyes (right) and his wife Valentina Pavone Reyes-Sagastume.

For Fredd Reyes, the U.S. is home. He’s lived here since he was two years old and has no memory of his native Guatemala. Fredd’s friends did not know he was living in the country without documents until he was arrested, detained, and threatened with deportation.

AFSC sponsors vigil to prevent NC mother’s deportation

Reflection on Vigil for Orfilia Reyes

By Lori Fernald Khamala, Immigrant Rights Program Director 

Vigil for Immigrant Justice 5/15/12 in Greensboro

This year to celebrate Mother’s Day, help keep one mother with her children, including a US
citizen minor son.

Storyology 2012: Final

A story of treacherous journeys across the sea and prison escapes mingled with personal stories of a marriage broken by abuse, a student’s journey from a refugee camp to a Charlotte school, and an account of how a family got its start in the United States. Each story is different, but each paints a picture of the external and internal struggles faced by immigrants in North Carolina today.

Storyology 2012: Life Dream

Budding immigrant filmmakers debuted their 3-minute masterpieces to a standing room only crowd at International House Charlotte on Friday, March 16, 2012.

Storyology 2012: My American Dream

 

Budding immigrant filmmakers debuted their 3-minute masterpieces to a standing room only crowd at International House Charlotte on Friday, March 16, 2012. A story of treacherous journeys across the sea and prison escapes mingled with personal stories of a marriage broken by abuse, a student’s journey from a refugee camp to a Charlotte school, and an account of how a family got its start in the United States. Each story was different, but each painted a picture of the external and internal struggles faced by immigrants in North Carolina today.

Storyology 2012: Let there by Luz "Light"

Budding immigrant filmmakers debuted their 3-minute masterpieces to a standing room only crowd at International House Charlotte on Friday, March 16, 2012. A story of treacherous journeys across the sea and prison escapes mingled with personal stories of a marriage broken by abuse, a student’s journey from a refugee camp to a Charlotte school, and an account of how a family got its start in the United States.

We are the Future

El Cambio

El Cambio

Students of El Cambio intently listen in and contribute to a NC Select House Committee on the States role in Immigration..

AFSC's Lori F. Khamala reflects on a visit to the State House for the NC House Select Committee on the State’s Role in Immigration Policy. 

Immigrant Right's E-Newsletter for March and April 2012!

  

AFSC North Carolina Immigrant Rights Program

March/April 2012 - E-NEWSLETTER:

 

The NC Immigrant Rights Program Monthly E-Newsletter serves as a vehicle for Quaker allies and recent immigrant/refugee constituents living in North Carolina to stay informed and involved with AFSC and immigrant rights-related actions in the state.

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