Immigration

Interns share stories of their summer -- over ice cream

It is an afternoon of contrasts – ice cream and cake sprinkled with tragic tales of border crossings and details of due process.  Summer interns in the AFSC Immigrant Rights and Healing Justice Programs held their annual “Ice Cream Social” at the Newark office July 10.  Pat Simpson, a supporter who sponsors many of these interns, got to meet them. Everyone in attendance (ice cream guarantees a full house) learns who has done what at the midterm point of the internship.

Author to Launch East Coast Book Tour with AFSC in Concord

David Bacon to Speak at Fundraiser for NH Program, September 14

5 things your congregation can do to support immigrant justice

Immigration is about more then the cerebral aspects of policy, laws, and trade; immigration includes relationships, communities, and questions of morality and dignity. To fully delve into and enable a deep listening for truth, one has to get out of the classroom and committee meeting and into the world.

Three ways to take action for humane immigration reform

Join us in our efforts to keep immigration in the forefront of national discussions and to frame those discussions in ways that promote humane and fair solutions.

Newark NJ Police Refuse to Honor ICE detainers

Advocates Praise Newark Police’s Refusal to Honor ‘Immigration Holds’

Order protects public safety and rights of immigrants by rejecting Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s requests to detain city residents without warrants or legal justification

  Thursday, August 15, 2013

AFSC Summaries of House Bills

Portlans AFSC immigration rally

AFSC immigration rally in Portland, Oregon.

One pagers updates for the following pending immigration bills in the House of Representatives:

HR 1417: The Border Security Results Act

HR 1772: The Legal Workforce Act

HR 1773: Agricultural Guestworker Act (Ag Act)

HR 2131: The Supplying Knowledge-Based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visas Act (SKILLS Visa Act)

HR 2278: The Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act (SAFE Act)

HR 15: The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act 

House One Pagers Updates - August

Portlans AFSC immigration rally

AFSC immigration rally in Portland, Oregon.

One pagers uptades for the following pending immigration bills in the house:

HR 1417: The Border Security Results Act

HR 1772: The Legal Workforce Act

HR 1773: Agricultural Guest Worker Act (Ag Act)

HR 2131: The Supply Knowledge-Based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visas Act (SKILLS Visa Act)

HR 2278: The Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act (SAFE Act)

 

Agosto 9 AFSC CHIP Noticias de Inmigration

Download the PDF of this week update from the Campaign for Humane Immigration Policy team

August 9 AFSC CHIP Immigration Community News Update

Download the PDF of this week update from the Campaign for Humane Immigration Policy team

One family's journey to DC for the National Action to Realize the Dream

This Aug. 24 at the National Action to Realize the Dream on the anniversary of the original 1963 March on Washington, MaChere Cohen, her two daughters, and five of her grandchildren will be on the bus going from Pittsburgh to Washington.

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