Immigrants Voice Program

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Iowans urge hope for hurting families

At an ecumenical advent service in Des Moines, Iowans light a candle and read statements of support for humane immigration reform written by religious leaders in Iowa.

Join the campaign for humane immigration reform. In Iowa, contact Sandra Sanchez of AFSC or Erica Johnson of ACLU.

Iowa Dreamers show their drive

Lizeth Ornelas is active with a group of Iowa Dreamers working with AFSC. In this two-minute video, she talks about the recent big win on driver's licenses and the current struggle for in-state tuition for Dreamers.

For more information, please contact Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, at SSanchez@afsc.org or 515-274-4851, ext. 11.

Hector meets Harkin

An AFSC Iowa volunteer and Dreamer, Hector Salamanca talks about his organizing work at the recent Latino Festival in Des Moines, the goal of in-state tuition for immigrant youth, and his chance encounter with U.S. Senator Tom Harkin.

Understanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 4:00pm

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, speaks at a rally following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision regarding SB 1070, Arizona's anti-immigrant law. For a set of photos from the rally, click here.

Understanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Public forum presented by: Sandra Sánchez

September 20 from 4 - 5:30 pm

4211 Grand Ave, corner of 42nd St.

Understanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, speaks at a rally following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision regarding SB 1070, Arizona's anti-immigrant law. For a set of photos from the rally, click here.

Hector talks about Deferred Action

Hector is a Dreamer and a volunteer with AFSC Iowa's Immigrants Voice Program. Here he describes what Deferred Action means for him and why volunteering is so important for developing leadership in the Latino community. 

Sanchez and Benzoni on Deferred Action for DREAMers

In this Spanish-language radio interview, Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, talks with Des Moines immigration attorney Jim Benzoni about the recently announced "Deferred Action" program for certain undocumented youth, known as "DREAMers."

Entendamos qué significa la Acción Diferida

Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 2:00pm

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, speaks at a rally following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision regarding SB 1070, Arizona's anti-immigrant law. For a set of photos from the rally, click here.

     

Entendamos qué significa la Acción Diferida para los soñadores o “Dreamers”

Foro informativo presentado por Sandra Sánchez el
jueves 5 de julio de 3:00 a 4:00 de la tarde

Entendamos qué significa la Acción Diferida

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, speaks at a rally following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision regarding SB 1070, Arizona's anti-immigrant law. For a set of photos from the rally, click here.

Entendamos qué significa la Acción Diferida para los soñadores o “Dreamers”

Foro informativo presentado por Sandra Sánchez el
jueves 5 de julio de 3:00 a 4:00 de la tarde

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