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March in Farmersville

200 marched in the small town of Farmersville (pop 11,000) and presented the mayor a petition for the city to reject the anti immigrant proposals in Congress.

Links to Media Coverage of Colorado Work for Immigrant Rights

Below is the beginning of a list of recent media covering AFSC's work for immigrant rights in Colorado:

http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14764341 (online only)

English http://www.elsemanario.net/news.php?nid=1622

“Dignity, Not Detention" Campaign Continues (Press Release)

CONTACT: Jennifer Piper, jpiper@afsc.org

 

“Dignity, Not Detention" Campaign Continues

Demands Halt to Expansion of the U.S. Immigration Detention System

 

People of Faith Demand President Obama take immediate action to stop human rights abuses

occurring under the U.S. enforcement and detention regime

 

young girl at protest at detention center

young girl at detention center protest

A young girl protects her candle against the wind at the detention center protest.

Reflections on a Journey for Justice

By Janet Pedroza, Intern with AFSC’s Immigrants Voice Program in Des Moines

[Editor’s note: Janet coordinated a 55-person bus trip to Washington DC this March to join a national call for comprehensive immigration reform.]

Janet Pedroza

Janet sitting at her desk

Janet Pedroza is an intern with AFSC's Immigrants Voice Program in Des Moines, Iowa.

Sandra Zabeleta

SANDRA ZABALETA, wife of Jorge Vides; mother of Eric Vides

Immigratns Rights vigil in Austin

Immigrant’s rights vigil

Immigrant’s rights vigil in remembrance of all who have died crossing the border.

Love Knows No Borders, No Walls,

January 29, 2010
Contact: Jordan T. Garcia, 303.919.8798
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Love Knows No Borders, No Walls, State the American Friends Service Committee & Colorado Faith Communities
To Call for Just & Humane Immigration Reform And an End to Unjust Detention

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