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Time to Ask Tough Questions on Immigration

In November The Fresno Bee ran a series on immigration that seemed to reinforce anti-immigrant sentiments. Myrna Martinez Nateras wrote this piece in Spanish and translated it into English with the hope that they would publish it, but they did not. Thanks to the existence of “ethnic media” the op-ed has now been published in several ethnic media outlets.

Who Is My Neighbor? A Faith Discussion on Immigration

Immigration is an important issue for the United States. Christians who enter into this debate are called to look at the issue through the lens of faith. This interactive DVD curriculum provides an opportunity to reflect on faith responses to immigration while offering a better understanding of the complexity of the issue.   

Immigration Issues in the 2011 Iowa Legislature

Friday, January 21, 2011 - 11:45am

Crossroads: A Project about Civility

A monthly gathering of Interfaith Alliance of Iowa.  An opportunity to learn, to participate in civil dialogue, and gather with progressive people of faith and goodwill.

Presenters:  Tom Chapman, Executive Director, Iowa Catholic Conference

Jay Byers, Senior Vice President, Public Policy,

Greater Des Moines Partnership

Cost:         $10.00

Human Rights Advocates Say NO to Massive Immigration Detention Center in Northeast

Human Rights Advocates Say No to Massive Immigration Detention Center

Proposed Northeast Detention Center Violates Human Rights of Immigrants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            

 Contact: Amy Gottlieb 917-494-6415

DailyRecord (NJ).com: Morris County NJ residents walking to demand changes in immigration tuition charges

MORRISTOWN -- About 20 Morris County residents are walking eight miles from Headquarters Plaza to the County College of Morris in Randolph today, demanding the school change its admission policy to enroll young people living in Morris County and require they pay only in-county tuition regardless of their immigration status.

AFSC is a co-sponsor of the walk.

News Source: 
Daily Record

El Viaje de Teo film showing

Sunday, December 19, 2010 - 4:00pm

The immigration film series/soup supper/discussion continues this month with El Viaje de Teo, an engaging, dreamlike film about a child trying to find his father. We hope to focus our conversations this time on children and how they are affected here and in the sending countries by immigration as we have it now.

PMR Highlights from 2010

Click to download a list of all the exciting accomplishments we've had in the Pacific Mountain Region in 2010.

Students rally to improve DREAM Act

For the first time in the history of a 9-year movement, a DREAM Act rally had high school youth leading chants that challenged the militarization of the DREAM Act.

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