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Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Stop deportations now rally set for Des Moines

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Network for Immigration Reform Now--a coalition of organizations including AFSC Iowa, Methodist Federation for Social Action, CCI, LULAC, the United Methodist Church and Las Americas/Trinity UMC--will be hosting a demonstration and press conference for "Stop Deportation Now" at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 4, outside the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines.

Jody Mashek on the Gift of Family Reunification

Jody Mashek directs the Immigration Legal Services component of AFSC’s Immigrants Voice Program in Des Moines.

In one particular case, this man from Eritrea had not seen his wife and children in nine years. And he was such a ‘Dad’ figure, you could tell how much it hurt him not to be around his family. He cried in my office a couple times – here was this man in his 50s.

Call U.S. House members to support comprehensive immigration reform

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We should take advantage of the work that some Republicans in the House of Representatives are doing to get comprehensive immigration reform approved this year. Please take a moment to call Rep. Aaron Schock from Illinois at 309-671-7027 and tell him that we are doing our part in Iowa and that we appreciate and support his leadership for commonsense immigration reform!

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