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Oct 5, 2017
Policía de migración detiene a quinientos indocumentados en EEUU
(HispanTV)
Quinientos de inmigrantes indocumentados fueron detenidos por la Agencia de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE, por sus siglas en inglés) en EE.UU.
Oct 4, 2017
Father demands changes after border search claims
(CBS8)
A San Diego father is furious after U.S. Customs officers at the border strip-searched his daughter.
Oct 4, 2017
Family says teen's rights violated in strip search at San Ysidro port of entry
(San Diego Union Tribune)
A 16-year-old San Diego resident's rights were violated last month during a strip search by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
Oct 4, 2017
16-year-old girl's family claims she was strip searched at the San Ysidro border crossing
(ABC10)
The family of a 16-year-old girl says she was strip searched by Customs and Border Protection officers without her parents' consent.
Oct 4, 2017
ICE protesters march in DC after controversial arrests
(Fox 5)
AFSC's Kathryn Johnson explains why DC residents are protesting ICE raids and inaction from the Mayor's office.
Oct 4, 2017
Iowa Sisters Thrive Under DACA, Prepare for Its Loss
(Iowa Public Radio)
Roughly 2800 immigrants living in Iowa who were brought to the U.S. as children are now participating in the DACA program.
Oct 3, 2017
As wall prototypes go up, DHS report says sneaking across southwest border now harder than 'ever before'
(San Diego Union Tribune)
The report underscores the contradiction between what the Administration is saying about the border and the facts on the ground.
Oct 3, 2017
DACA renewal deadline looms for thousands in NJ
(NJTV News)
After the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, people are rushing to renew their applications.
Oct 2, 2017
Some Iowa DACA Recipients Are Having Trouble Paying Renewal Fee By Deadline
(Iowa Public Radio)
The deadline to submit renewal applications for the DACA program is Thursday, but some are struggling to afford the application fee.
Oct 1, 2017
Piden no “enviar a la muerte” a tres inmigrantes refugiados en iglesias ‘santuario’ de Carolina del Norte
(Mundo Hispanico)
Vestidas de luto, en memoria de quienes fueron asesinados tras ser deportados a sus países, decenas de personas se manifestaron de Carolina del Norte, a favor de tres inmigrantes que se encuentran refugiados en iglesias ‘santuario’ para evadir su deportación.
Sep 29, 2017
Party Switching, Road Bonds, and Reporting with Brad McElhinny
(West Virginia Public Radio)
Political commentary from West Virginia featuring AFSC's Rick Wilson.
Sep 27, 2017
Judge’s order ‘a huge relief’ for Indonesian family
(Seacoast Online)
A federal judge ordered a stay of removal for Indonesian immigrants facing deportation in New Hampshire.
Sep 27, 2017
180 Iowa faith leaders make plea for immigration reform
(Des Moines Register)
Faith leaders call on Iowa's senators and representatives to enact just and humane immigration policies.
Sep 25, 2017
Vancouver Launches Training In Response To Immigration Raids
(Oregon Public Broadcasting)
AFSC's Pedro Sosa leads trainings on how to respond to immigration raids.
Sep 25, 2017
Counterpoint
(WPKN)
AFSC's Joe Gerson and Dan Jasper discuss the Trump Administration's threats against North Korea.
Sep 24, 2017
Group mentality can lead to dehumanization
(Charleston Gazette-Mail)
Polarization can lead to a loss of identity and close opportunities for dialogue.
Sep 22, 2017
Looking Back at the Vietnam War – The Road Not Taken
(The Progressive)
As "The Vietnam War" PBS series is released, former AFSC Board Member Joseph Elder reflects on the time.
Sep 21, 2017
On Rosh Hashanah: Recommitting to Solidarity in the Face of White Supremacy
(Truthout)
AFSC's Brant Rosen reflects on anti-racist solidarity in the new year.
Sep 21, 2017
It’s time to do right by ‘Greensboro One’
(Greensboro News & Record)
The city of Greensboro finally may honor civil rights leader Josephine Boyd Bradley.
Sep 21, 2017
Families in NH worry they'll be torn apart by deportation
(WMUR)
After years of meeting with immigration officials, immigrants say they've been told to leave.
Sep 21, 2017
Country Roads
(West Virginia Public Radio)
AFSC's Rick Wilson discusses infrastructure improvements on "The Front Porch."
Sep 21, 2017
Guilford County Association of Educators hosts discussion on DACA
(Greensboro News & Record)
Guilford County schools will host workshops for parents on how to prepare a safety plan in case a family member is detained.
Sep 19, 2017
We Can’t Fight Trump-Style Hate with the Surveillance State
(In These Times)
Colluding with government surveillance through "Countering Violent Extremism" programs is not the way to address racism.
Sep 19, 2017
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Provides $100,000 To Assist DACA Recipients
(WFMY)
AFSC and other North Carolina programs are working hard to provide support for DACA recipients.
Sep 19, 2017
Councilmember says border wall would hurt San Diego economy, environment
(ABC10 News)
A resolution before San Diego City Council says a border wall would negatively impact both the economy and the environment.

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