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MA Rejects Secure Communities as Flawed, Unworkable Program

AFSC, its partners and other advocates commend Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick for refusing to sign a state-wide agreement with the federal government to participate in a flawed, anti-immigrant federal program that has been denounced by the immigrant rights movement and resisted strongly by governors, state and local elected officials and law-enforcement representatives nationwide. 

17th annual La Posada Sin Fronteras/ La Posada Without Borders

Saturday, December 11, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A celebration of the hospitality and welcoming of the stranger found in the original posada story, where Mary and Joseph search for shelter in Bethlehem.  This year’s central theme, “Do Not Be Afraid,”  is a statement that reaffirms a commitment to stand in solidarity with migrant families who have been separated by unjust immigration laws.

Police/Community Dialogue on Immigrant Issues

Plainfield NJ, Immigrant Community-Police dialogue

Immigrant Community - Police dialogue, Plainfield, NJ

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