Immigrant Rights

Immigratns Rights in San Diego

March for immigrants' rights in San Diego. The border was effectively shut down by Tijuanenses who chose to boycott the US in solidarity with the May 1 actions.

immigrant family new jersey

An immigrant family speaks with AFSC staff.

Miami immigrants rights rally

Immigrants rights rally in Miami.

march in Fresno

march in fresno

March for immigrants rights in Fresno, CA.

March in Farmersville

200 marched in the small town of Farmersville (pop 11,000) and presented the mayor a petition for the city to reject the anti immigrant proposals in Congress.

Links to Media Coverage of Colorado Work for Immigrant Rights

Below is the beginning of a list of recent media covering AFSC's work for immigrant rights in Colorado:

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14764341 (online only)

English http://www.elsemanario.net/news.php?nid=1622

“Dignity, Not Detention" Campaign Continues (Press Release)

CONTACT: Jennifer Piper, jpiper@afsc.org

 

“Dignity, Not Detention" Campaign Continues

Demands Halt to Expansion of the U.S. Immigration Detention System

 

People of Faith Demand President Obama take immediate action to stop human rights abuses

occurring under the U.S. enforcement and detention regime

 

young girl at protest at detention center

young girl at detention center protest

A young girl protects her candle against the wind at the detention center protest.

Reflections on a Journey for Justice

By Janet Pedroza, Intern with AFSC’s Immigrants Voice Program in Des Moines

[Editor’s note: Janet coordinated a 55-person bus trip to Washington DC this March to join a national call for comprehensive immigration reform.]

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