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San Diego AFSC staff Goes to AZ to Monitor New Law

San Diego community members are calling for action to stop Arizona's new immigration law. Opponents are calling the law racist and even though a federal judge blocked some of the most controversial sections of it, they said the fight is not over.

AFSC's Jennifer Piper discusses Arizona protests

Check out Jennifer Piper of AFSC's Colorado staff on protests about Arizona's anti-immigrant law.

Protest Racism from AZ to RI

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm

Demonstration beginning at 4:30 followed by bus tour of campaign offices of those running for governor with demonstrations at each office.

Volunteers offer support for immigrants detained in Colorado

A group of 10 bilingual immigrants began offering emotional support this week to undocumented aliens in Colorado detention centers with a program that helps them get in touch with their families.
The program, known as Colorado AID, is a project of the Denver office of the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization.

Border deaths deserve attention, immigration policy needs reform

Most locals celebrated the 4th of July weekend with picnics and fireworks. But approximately fifty locals marked the holiday yesterday with a vigil at Aurora's GEO detention center.

Colorado vigil protests deaths at the border

Dozens protest deaths of immigrants at border crossings.

Reaction to President Obama's immigration speech

AFSC's Christian Ramirez is disappointed in President Obama's first major speech on immigration. Read more or listen here.

NBC LA: Se Habla Meg Whitman

California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is courting the immigrant vote with ads during the World Cup. But AFSC staffer Pedro Rios considers her a "political chameleon." Read more here.

Papers -- Stories of Undocumented Youth

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 6:30pm

A community screening.

Iowa Act discussion with Marshalltown youth to follow the movie.

Brought to you by AFSC, Catholic Charities, Iowa CCI, JFON, MFSA and Trinity United Methodist Church.

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