Immigrant Rights

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Faith and Community Leaders Deliver Immigration Reform Message to Members of Congress

Grand Junction, CO -- February 10, 2010 -- Today, dozens of community leaders from ten mountain communities caravanned to Grand Junction and delivered petitions bearing more than 3000 signatures expressing the urgent need for immigration reform this year.

Letter asking President Obama to stop DHS enforcement during U.S. Census

A letter to President Obama and Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano requesting that all DHS activities targeting immigrants be suspended for the duration of the census.

International Human Rights Day Sparks National Action

Quaker Group, Activists Sound Call Across the U.S. for Humane Immigration Policy

Contact

Christian Ramirez
619-233-4114
Cell, 619-885-1289

 

Coloradans for Immigrants' Rights

Coloradans for Immigrant Rights, a project of AFSC Colorado, organizes allies in support of immigrant rights. Our core values include the beliefs that immigrants deserve to be treated with respect, immigrants enrich life within our communities and our culture and immigrants should have a voice in the discourse over decisions that affect them.

Coloradans For Immigrant Rights’ primary goal is to create a welcoming climate for all people by building broad support for immigrant justice.

Colorado Dignity not Detention Campaign

"Dignity, Not Detention" Campaign Launched March 1, 2010 to Halt Expansion of the U.S. Immigration Detention System

The Colorado component of this national effort will be launched at the GEO immigrant detention center in Aurora, CO. For more info, read the press release (PDF, 127K).

 

Denver, CO Immigration Links

Local Organizing

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition
http://www.coloradoimmigrant.org/

CIRC’s mission is “to cultivate immigrant empowerment throughout Colorado to build a unified statewide voice, to defend and advance immigrant rights, and to create a society that recognizes and embraces immigrants’ contributions and efforts toward citizenship in Colorado and the United States.”

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