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Elizabeth Detention Center

The Elizabeth Detention Center, run by Corrections Corporation of America, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Immigration Stories

Lee Ann's Story

Digital stories about immigration produced with support from AFSC and the Center for Digital Storytelling.

Rocky Mountain Women Explore Immigration

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.

Time to talk about immigration: Welcome to Shelbyville

Originally posted on 10.19.2010 by 
Janine Vanderburg, JVA Consulting, visit JVA here

Shelbyville speaker

Mark O'Brien speaks following the showing of Shelbyville.

Mark O'Brien is a member of Coloradoans For Immigrant Rights (CFIR), a project of AFSC Colorado.

Immigration and Faith is Focus of Advocacy Day

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 4:00pm - Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 9:00am

United Methodist Advocacy Day 2011

Time to Ask Tough Questions on Immigration

In November The Fresno Bee ran a series on immigration that seemed to reinforce anti-immigrant sentiments. Myrna Martinez Nateras wrote this piece in Spanish and translated it into English with the hope that they would publish it, but they did not. Thanks to the existence of “ethnic media” the op-ed has now been published in several ethnic media outlets.

Who Is My Neighbor? A Faith Discussion on Immigration

Immigration is an important issue for the United States. Christians who enter into this debate are called to look at the issue through the lens of faith. This interactive DVD curriculum provides an opportunity to reflect on faith responses to immigration while offering a better understanding of the complexity of the issue.   

Immigration Issues in the 2011 Iowa Legislature

Friday, January 21, 2011 - 11:45am

Crossroads: A Project about Civility

A monthly gathering of Interfaith Alliance of Iowa.  An opportunity to learn, to participate in civil dialogue, and gather with progressive people of faith and goodwill.

Presenters:  Tom Chapman, Executive Director, Iowa Catholic Conference

Jay Byers, Senior Vice President, Public Policy,

Greater Des Moines Partnership

Cost:         $10.00

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