Immigration

Immigration: Write for a Change!

Tired of hearing the media mis-characterize the immigration debate?  Do you feel that immigrants' rights issues aren't being recognized in your local media?  AFSC's NC Immigrant Rights program is launching a new campaign to reach out to the media in support of progressive immigration reform.  Write for a Change is a campaign to write letters to the editors of local newspapers.  The campaign has a website that can help you draft a letter, look at letters others have written, and find out where

Volunteers offer support for immigrants detained in Colorado

A group of 10 bilingual immigrants began offering emotional support this week to undocumented aliens in Colorado detention centers with a program that helps them get in touch with their families.
The program, known as Colorado AID, is a project of the Denver office of the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization.

Border deaths deserve attention, immigration policy needs reform

Most locals celebrated the 4th of July weekend with picnics and fireworks. But approximately fifty locals marked the holiday yesterday with a vigil at Aurora's GEO detention center.

Colorado vigil protests deaths at the border

Dozens protest deaths of immigrants at border crossings.

Reaction to President Obama's immigration speech

AFSC's Christian Ramirez is disappointed in President Obama's first major speech on immigration. Read more or listen here.

NBC LA: Se Habla Meg Whitman

California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is courting the immigrant vote with ads during the World Cup. But AFSC staffer Pedro Rios considers her a "political chameleon." Read more here.

Papers -- Stories of Undocumented Youth

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 6:30pm

A community screening.

Iowa Act discussion with Marshalltown youth to follow the movie.

Brought to you by AFSC, Catholic Charities, Iowa CCI, JFON, MFSA and Trinity United Methodist Church.

Protect Yourself from Immigration Raids

The Protect Yourself from Immigration Raids booklet, produced by CASA of Maryland, and distributed by AFSC, is available in English and Spanish. It is important that everyone know their rights when confronted by immigration authorities.

For more information, contact Sandra Sanchez, Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, at SSanchez@afsc.org or 515-274-4851, ext. 11.

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