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Note: This post was updated in June 2018 to reflect recent events. The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the third version of the Muslim ban. Under the ban prospective travelers from six Muslim-majority...
This post was updated on January 4, 2019, to reflect recent events. The border wall is at the heart of the current government shutdown, despite significant opposition to the idea. The construction of...
Sanctuary talk has been all over the media during the recent wave of anti-immigrant executive orders. As part of AFSC’s #SanctuaryEverywhere...
Immigrant advocates, including at AFSC, have argued forcefully that describing people as “illegal” divides communities and dehumanizes immigrants. By framing the central problem with U.S. immigration...
Are you feeling concerned/freaked out by this election season? So are we. Election coverage this year has shown our...
In November 2015, AFSC’s Middle East Regional Director Giovanna Negretti joined a fact-finding mission led by the Nobel Women’s Initiative, learning on the ground about dangers to women and families...
Policy Impact Coordinator Kathryn Johnson reflects on her experience meeting Syrian refugees in Turkey and on visiting a US Refugee Support Center there. - Lucy Last month, as I sat in a bus station...
Learning from lives that inspire Let Your Life Speak is a project of AFSC Friends Relations. Quakers have an incredible history and legacy of action and service work, and that work continues to be...
“There is no problem with immigration. Immigration is not the problem. People move. People have always moved. The problem is policies that criminalize our immigrant brothers and sisters. The problem...
This is an interview by volunteer writer Kadija Diallo of Migwe Kimemia, director of AFSC's Peace and Trade Justice program in Dayton, Ohio. Migwe discusses the development of the program and the...
Note: Lucy Duncan came back from visiting Quaker meetings in South Florida with Saul Aleman really excited about his energy for the migrant rights movement, for using nonviolence as a tool for change...
Note: Sahar Vardi serves as Coordinator of AFSC's Israel program working with refusers to military service and against militarism within Israel. She attended a recent protest focused on recent...
UPDATE: Oscar was deported by Immigration & Customs Enforcement back to El Salvador Hello Friends, Thank you to everyone who has written letters to help keep Oscar in the United States. Thank you...

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