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Day of Solidarity -- March and Vigil

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 5:30pm

 Iowa is not Arizona. We do not want a law that destroys families. We want Family Unity.

Thursday, July 29th 2010

*** Mothers and Childrens March ***

5:30pm – State Capitol (Grand Ave. & E. 9th)

Honoring our Human Dignity

Published in 2008 as part of the Beyond Border series of AFSC's Project Voice, "Honoring our human dignity" seperates fact from fiction about immigrants in the United States.

Reflections on "Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth"

By Jon Krieg

Adolescence is hard enough under the best of circumstances. Peer pressure, family conflicts, acne – these and other stimuli make high school graduation a joy for most of us.

But for undocumented students, the final two years of high school can be especially bittersweet. Although the U.S. Supreme Court guarantees access to K-12 public education for all children, regardless of immigration status, education and work prospects for undocumented youth after high school are very often limited. Even getting a driver’s license is out of the question.

Protect Yourself from Immigration Raids

Booklet in English, from Casa de Maryland, on how to protect yourself from an immigration raid, along with a planning worksheet from AFSC.

Children affected by detention and deportation

 Children expressing their feelings about deportation in t-shirts designed by a child whose father was deported.

Stand with Arizona By Marching in New York

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

Children affected by detention and deportation

 Children expressing their feelings about deportation in t-shirts designed by a child whose father was deported.

March from Brooklyn to Mahanttan via the Brooklyn Bridge in opposition of Arizona's new immigration law. Marchers will also demand humane immigration policy that upholds family unity, due process and fairness for all immigrants. See flyers for more details.

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