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NC actions opposing Arizona Law

AZ arrests Lady Liberty July 29 2010 Charlotte NC

Arizona arrests Lady Liberty in Charlotte, NC street theater performance

North Carolinians stepped up to express their opposition to Arizona’s racial profiling law on July 29, the day that controversial SB 1070 was set to be implemented.  AFSC supported actions in three NC cities: Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh. 

NPR features AFSC work in Colorado

Fears of Arizona law drive immigrants to Colorado. Read the story. 

Denver mulls E-verify for city contractors

Denver lawmakers mull ordering the use of E-Verify on city contracts. AFSC's Gabriela Flora points out the system is flawed.

NPR: Fearing AZ law Immigrants head to CO

While the most controversial elements of Arizona's immigration law have been placed on hold, some illegal immigrants in the state are deciding it's time to leave. In nearby Colorado, the American Friends Service Committee says more than a dozen families have arrived in just the past few weeks.

Colorado protesters fast at ICE prison

More than 50 people from Denver and Aurora abstained from eating beginning July 25, for periods of time ranging from 24 hours to seven days, to protest inhumane immigration laws.

Tulare County CA leaders, groups react to Arizona's immigration law

Immigration reform would be a welcome outcome of the debate over the Arizona law, said Martin Cuevas of Proyecto Campesino, an immigration-advocacy group that has worked in the area for more than 50 years.

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Dozens protest AZ immigration law in Boston

NECN reports that the impact of Arizona's anti-immigration law is being felt in New England, as dozens protest in Boston.

Ch. 22: AZ immigration law has Americans divided

Arizona's controversial immigration law is partially in effect, but key elements of it have been put on hold by a judge. Those against the law, including AFSC's Jeff Napolitano, warn of its consequences.

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