Geofrey Fisher is a project coordinator with the Iowa Immigration Education Coalition (which includes AFSC). IEC is a multi-perspective group of business, labor, civil rights, religious, immigrant, education, social service, government, and other community leaders united for the purpose of providing Iowans with relevant and timely information about immigration issues and their impact on Iowans and their communities.
Jennifer Piper directs AFSC's Interfaith Organizing efforts in Colorado.
Jennifer Piper of AFSC recently spoke to the Rocky Mountain Conference of United Methodist Women. This diverse group of women gathered in Denver from the surrounding states and one of the topics was immigration.
Immigrant groups and allies celebrated the action of the new RI Governor Chafee's rescinding of the former Governor's Executive Order on Immigration. The groups had met many times with Gov. Chafee to help him understand the devastating impact of that order on the community. At the signing ceremony Governor Chafee commented that "anyone who works hard and abides by our laws is welcome here".
This article appeared in the Providence Journal on Thursday January 6th.
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