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A Look at Immigration in Iowa with Geofrey Fisher

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 3:00pm

Geofrey Fisher is a project coordinator with the Iowa Immigration Education Coalition (which includes AFSC). IEC is a multi-perspective group of business, labor, civil rights, religious, immigrant, education, social service, government, and other community leaders united for the purpose of providing Iowans with relevant and timely information about immigration issues and their impact on Iowans and their communities.  

Eva Castillo and Ana Herrero with Rep. Marcus

Eva and Ana with Rep. Marcus

Eva Castillo and Ana Herrero challenge Rep. Bruce Marcus' assertions about immigration after Jan. 19 subcommittee meeting.

Elizabeth Detention Center

The Elizabeth Detention Center, run by Corrections Corporation of America, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Immigration Stories

Lee Ann's Story

Digital stories about immigration produced with support from AFSC and the Center for Digital Storytelling.

Rocky Mountain Women Explore Immigration

Jennifer Piper of AFSC recently spoke to the Rocky Mountain Conference of United Methodist Women. This diverse group of women gathered in Denver from the surrounding states and one of the topics was immigration.

Time to talk about immigration: Welcome to Shelbyville

Originally posted on 10.19.2010 by 
Janine Vanderburg, JVA Consulting, visit JVA here

Shelbyville speaker

Mark O'Brien speaks following the showing of Shelbyville.

Mark O'Brien is a member of Coloradoans For Immigrant Rights (CFIR), a project of AFSC Colorado.

Immigration and Faith is Focus of Advocacy Day

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 4:00pm - Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 9:00am

United Methodist Advocacy Day 2011

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.

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