Controlling the U.S./Mexico border has become increasingly like waging a war, according to revelations reported in AFSC’s Google Hangout on Air, Boots on the Border, on Oct. 30, 2013. [Watch the one-hour discussion in its entirety.]
From the physical abuse of people in border areas to military contractors pushing for more investment in war-zone technology on the border, listeners heard about the militarization of different aspects of the immigration system.
If you are interested in using this stunning visual that shows that the federal discretionary budget uses 60% for the military for your tax day, military budget or federal budget priorities event -- use this link to download a 15 foot x 3.5 foot version that you can take to your local sign shop and have reproduced in vinyl. This file is available until April 15, 2011:15 foot version. (267 MB)
Download and print the petition for your state, make copies, collect signatures and return them to the AFSC-SENE office. We will share them with elected officials in an effort to get them to sign on to the campaign. If you want to use these in local meetings, please make copies and send a set to us. Thanks for your help.
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