Tired of hearing the media mis-characterize the immigration debate? Do you feel that immigrants' rights issues aren't being recognized in your local media? AFSC's NC Immigrant Rights program is launching a new campaign to reach out to the media in support of progressive immigration reform. Write for a Change is a campaign to write letters to the editors of local newspapers. The campaign has a website that can help you draft a letter, look at letters others have written, and find out where
This young woman shared about the challenges of living without papers--including limited access to education, jobs and a driver's license--at a recent documentary film showing co-sponsored by IVP in Des Moines.
By Jon Krieg
Adolescence is hard enough under the best of circumstances. Peer pressure, family conflicts, acne – these and other stimuli make high school graduation a joy for most of us.
But for undocumented students, the final two years of high school can be especially bittersweet. Although the U.S. Supreme Court guarantees access to K-12 public education for all children, regardless of immigration status, education and work prospects for undocumented youth after high school are very often limited. Even getting a driver’s license is out of the question.
Children expressing their feelings about deportation in t-shirts designed by a child whose father was deported.
Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
March from Brooklyn to Mahanttan via the Brooklyn Bridge in opposition of Arizona's new immigration law. Marchers will also demand humane immigration policy that upholds family unity, due process and fairness for all immigrants. See flyers for more details.
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