Arturo Hernandez, who has taken sanctuary in a church basement with the help of AFSC, is denied a stay of deportation even though he would likely qualify for Obama's "deferred action for parents" program.
In April, thousands of people from across the world will flock to New York to demand that the nuclear powers fulfill their nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty obligations to negotiate a legally binding agreement to completely eliminate their nuclear arsenals.
Shortly before Christmas, hundreds gather on both sides of the U.S./Mexico Border to re-enact Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter, a journey that mirrors the struggle of many immigrant parents and children.
As the state of California prepares to start issuing drivers licenses to undocumented people, AFSC's Pedro Rios speaks with Sacramento Public Radio about the benefits and potential risks for immigrant communities.
The Arizona Department of Corrections announces it's intention to add 3000 new medium-security prison beds to the prison system. AFSC's Caroline Isaacs calls for sentencing reform and increased education funding instead.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Read More