Jody Mashek directs the Immigration Legal Services component of AFSC’s Immigrants Voice Program in Des Moines.
In one particular case, this man from Eritrea had not seen his wife and children in nine years. And he was such a ‘Dad’ figure, you could tell how much it hurt him not to be around his family. He cried in my office a couple times – here was this man in his 50s.
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We should take advantage of the work that some Republicans in the House of Representatives are doing to get comprehensive immigration reform approved this year. Please take a moment to call Rep. Aaron Schock from Illinois at 309-671-7027 and tell him that we are doing our part in Iowa and that we appreciate and support his leadership for commonsense immigration reform!