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The Newark office is home to the Immigrant Rights Program, the New Jersey base of the Healing Justice Program, and the online home for the New York Metro Internship Project.

The Immigrant Rights Program integrates legal services, advocacy, and organizing, providing legal representation in challenging immigration cases and also ensuring that immigrant voices in New Jersey and beyond are heard in policy debates. The program responds to myths about immigrants through presentations and media work.

The New Jersey Prison Watch Program monitors human rights abuses in U.S. federal and state prisons. In particular, the program promotes national and international attention to the practices of isolation and torture. 

The New York Metro Internship Project engages college and graduate students with hands-on, summer work experiences with AFSC.

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New Jersey ends collaboration between ICE and local law enforcement

For years, AFSC has worked with immigrant communities in New Jersey and across the country to stop local law enforcement from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to round up