Deportation

Not One More deportation march gathers large crowd in Denver

On Saturday April 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Civic Center Park in Denver, immigration rights activists rallied to oppose deportations. Jordan Garcia, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) immigrant ally organizing director stated, "It’s time to stop the practice of tearing apart families and instead uphold the universal value of honoring strong bonds between loved ones. President Obama can and should act immediately to halt deportations.

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Examiner.com

CO Groups Call on Obama to End Deportation

This Saturday, people in Colorado will join thousands of others at rallies in cities across the country to demand that President Obama end deportations. 

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Public News Service

Testimony on deportation, detention, and family separation

Statement for the Congressional Record pertaining to the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

March 18, 2013

Summary:

Milca's testimony

Milca Kouame, one of the four youths who told the story of the hardships her family suffered from the current detention and deportation policies.

Fortune's testimony

Fortune Afeaneku, one of the four youths who told the story of the hardships his family suffered from the current detention and deportation policies.

Florinda's Testimony

The testimony Florinda Beqiri presented June 28 at the Congressional Briefing on the impact current detention and deportation polices are having on her family.

Vigil for Immigrant Justice 5/15/12 in Greensboro

Vigil for Immigrant Justice

This year to celebrate Mother’s Day, help keep one mother with her children, including a US
citizen minor son.

· Keep Orfilia’s Family Together; stop her imminent deportation
· Support victims of a recent ICE raid in Greensboro, terrorizing at least 40 families
· Stand together against Secure Communities and other programs harming our immigrant
   neighbors

Tuesday, May 15
6:30-8pm
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
2205 W. Market St. Greensboro, NC 27403

Jennifer Piper Discusses Children and Deportation on KGNU

Jennifer Piper, Interfaith Organizing Director for AFSC's Immigrants Rights Program in Denver, and Judith Marquez of Rights for All People, join host Claudia Cragg in discussing "The Children of Deportation" on KGNU radio. The show begins with two young people describing their situation.

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Letter to President Obama about Haitian deportation

Dear President Obama,

The American Friends Service Committee is disturbed with the Administration’s announced resumption of arrests and deportations to Haiti of Haitian nationals with prior criminal convictions. We ask that this policy be immediately suspended and that available alternatives such as parole or community supervision be enacted instead.

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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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