Immigration

Eva Castillo and Ana Herrero with Rep. Marcus

Eva and Ana with Rep. Marcus

Eva Castillo and Ana Herrero challenge Rep. Bruce Marcus' assertions about immigration after Jan. 19 subcommittee meeting.

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.

Groups protest the "Secure Communities" program

Protesting at the RI Attorney General's office due to his announced intention to sign the state up for the "Secure Communities" program.

Immigrant groups celebrate repeal of executive order and protest "Secure Communities" program

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.

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

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