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Jun 30, 2019
Flashpoint: Dealing with Border
(KYW News Radio)
AFSC's Kerri Kennedy talks about the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jun 29, 2019
Rally on Tuesday, July 2 to demand the closure of inhumane immigrant detention centers
(Daily Kos)
A national day of action calls for an end to child detention.
Jun 28, 2019
Politics Playwright Eve Ensler Is Recruiting Creatives for an ‘Artistic Uprising’ Against Immigrant Detention at the El Paso Border
(ArtNet)
The 24-hour vigil is one of multiple protests for the 4th of July weekend.
Jun 28, 2019
Long-time US immigrants fear ICE raids
(CGTN)
Communities fear threats of ICE raids.
Jun 28, 2019
Don’t Send Refugees Back to Danger
(Counterpunch)
AFSC's Karen Romero explains why the "Remain in Mexico" policy is so harmful.
Jun 27, 2019
Book Bag: ‘Vermeer Tango’ by Rob Chirico; ‘Indivisible: Global Leaders on Shared Security’ by Interlink Books
(Daily Hampshire Gazette)
A new book addresses the concept of "shared security."
Jun 27, 2019
At Florida detention site for migrant teens, Beto O’Rourke slams Trump, parries Julian Castro’s jabs
(Dallas News)
Activists working to shut down the Homestead Detention Center raise awareness of presidential candidates.
Jun 27, 2019
Colorado’s immigrant community in panic mode
(Colorado Independent)
Threats of immigration raids sow fear in immigrant communities in Colorado.
Jun 26, 2019
‘They don’t belong here.’ Democratic candidates use Homestead migrant shelter as backdrop to blast Trump immigration policies.
(Sun Sentinel)
The campaign to shut down the Homestead detention center attracts attention from presidential candidates.
Jun 26, 2019
Black, Latinx and other community leaders want a millionaires tax, too.
(NJ.com)
State tax policy is an important, yet underutilized, tool to help undo the nation’s legacy of racism and discrimination.
Jun 25, 2019
Biden's immigration bid
(Politico)
Immigration policy takes center stage in the presidential elections.
Jun 24, 2019
Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing
(New York Times)
The planned militarization of Mexico's southern border makes life harder for those trying to migrate.
Jun 24, 2019
Hear Powerful Stories From the Refugees Who Attended Off-Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof
(Playbill)
In honor of World Refugee Day, the Yiddish-language production welcomed an audience who has felt the story firsthand.
Jun 24, 2019
Power Moves: Rachel Miller becomes director of Criminal Records Expungement Project
(Generocity)
AFSC welcomes Jason Drucker as the new associate general secretary for advancement.
Jun 24, 2019
Chicago’s Jewish community split over Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comparison of border detention to ‘concentration camps’
(Chicago Tribune)
Rabbi Brant Rosen says "concentration camps" is an appropriate way to talk about the detention of families at the southern border.
Jun 23, 2019
We Need A Long-Arc Historical Perspective to Understand White Supremacist Extremist Violence.
(History News Network)
Understanding today's white supremacist violence requires us to examine our past.
Jun 22, 2019
Community advocates urge migrants to know their rights ahead of ICE Raids
(abc10)
President Trump's decision to delay nationwide ICE raids by two weeks is not stopping some San Diego community advocates from educating migrants to know their rights.
Jun 21, 2019
Bill would guarantee Dreamers access to home loans
(Elko Daily Free Press)
Senators introduce legislation to help DACA recipients get federal housing loans.
Jun 21, 2019
Jeanette Vizguerra Among Those Taking Sanctuary In Denver Church Ahead Of ICE Raids
(CBS4)
For more than three months, sanctuary movement leader Jeanette Vizguerra has again taken sanctuary in a Colorado church.
Jun 21, 2019
ICE raids expected to begin Sunday morning
(CBS 8)
Immigrant communities in San Diego prepare for potential ICE raids.
Jun 21, 2019
Trump, Faulconer Share Different Accounts of Oval Office Meeting
(NBC7)
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and President Donald Trump are sharing some very different accounts of their White House meeting.
Jun 20, 2019
As a Rabbi, I Agree with AOC: Trump is Running Concentration Camps on our Southern Border
(Newsweek)
AFSC's Brant Rosen explains why he believes it is necessary to name migrant detention camps as concentration camps.
Jun 20, 2019
Hefty price tag should not prevent legal residents from becoming American citizens
(Herald News)
Members of Congress introduce legislation to preserve and expand access to citizenship by ensuring legal residents who are eligible for naturalization, but struggling to afford its cost, can access assistance.
Jun 20, 2019
Long Arm of the Law
(Tucson Weekly)
County attorneys lobbied to block criminal justice reform during this year’s legislative session.
Jun 20, 2019
Aid groups caught in crossfire of sanctions against North Korea
(Washington Times)
Leaders of international aid organizations say sanctions have blocked the flow of much-needed humanitarian aid into North Korea.

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