Grand Junction, CO -- February 10, 2010 -- Today, dozens of community leaders from ten mountain communities caravanned to Grand Junction and delivered petitions bearing more than 3000 signatures expressing the urgent need for immigration reform this year.
Coloradans for Immigrant Rights, a project of AFSC Colorado, organizes allies in support of immigrant rights. Our core values include the beliefs that immigrants deserve to be treated with respect, immigrants enrich life within our communities and our culture and immigrants should have a voice in the discourse over decisions that affect them.
Coloradans For Immigrant Rights’ primary goal is to create a welcoming climate for all people by building broad support for immigrant justice.
"Dignity, Not Detention" Campaign Launched March 1, 2010 to Halt Expansion of the U.S. Immigration Detention System
The Colorado component of this national effort will be launched at the GEO immigrant detention center in Aurora, CO. For more info, read the press release (PDF, 127K).