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Author to Launch East Coast Book Tour with AFSC in Concord

David Bacon to Speak at Fundraiser for NH Program, September 14

5 things your congregation can do to support immigrant justice

Immigration is about more then the cerebral aspects of policy, laws, and trade; immigration includes relationships, communities, and questions of morality and dignity. To fully delve into and enable a deep listening for truth, one has to get out of the classroom and committee meeting and into the world.

Newark, New Jersey police refuse to honor ICE detainers

Civil rights and faith leaders applaud a groundbreaking policy change instituted by the Newark Police Director to decline immigration detainers issued to the department by U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE). 

AFSC Summaries of House Bills

Portlans AFSC immigration rally

AFSC immigration rally in Portland, Oregon.

One pagers updates for the following pending immigration bills in the House of Representatives:

HR 1417: The Border Security Results Act

HR 1772: The Legal Workforce Act

HR 1773: Agricultural Guestworker Act (Ag Act)

HR 2131: The Supplying Knowledge-Based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visas Act (SKILLS Visa Act)

HR 2278: The Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act (SAFE Act)

HR 15: The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act 

House One Pagers Updates - August

Portlans AFSC immigration rally

AFSC immigration rally in Portland, Oregon.

One pagers uptades for the following pending immigration bills in the house:

HR 1417: The Border Security Results Act

HR 1772: The Legal Workforce Act

HR 1773: Agricultural Guest Worker Act (Ag Act)

HR 2131: The Supply Knowledge-Based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visas Act (SKILLS Visa Act)

HR 2278: The Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act (SAFE Act)

 

Agosto 9 AFSC CHIP Noticias de Inmigration

Download the PDF of this week update from the Campaign for Humane Immigration Policy team

August 9 AFSC CHIP Immigration Community News Update

Download the PDF of this week update from the Campaign for Humane Immigration Policy team

One family's journey to DC for the National Action to Realize the Dream

This Aug. 24 at the National Action to Realize the Dream on the anniversary of the original 1963 March on Washington, MaChere Cohen, her two daughters, and five of her grandchildren will be on the bus going from Pittsburgh to Washington.

Quakers working together for immigrant justice

Note: Lori Fernald Khamala, program director of AFSC's Project Voice in Greensboro, North Carolina, shares the story of how AFSC partnered with FCNL and local Quakers to advocate for humane immigration reform this month. - Madeline

Even though Quaker organizations often work on the same issues and share the same values, it doesn’t mean we always work together as well as we should. But recently, a local collaboration between AFSC and the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) netted big gains.

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Moral Monday, NC

Moral Monday, NC

Moral Monday outside of the North Carolina legislature.

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