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Immigration Update

IMMIGRATION UPDATE –

There has been a LOT of discussion lately about possible changes to immigration law. We have been receiving many phone calls and wanted to remind everybody -- there is NO NEW IMMIGRATON BILL. Nothing has been submitted to Congress. There is a lot of talk out there but nothing has changed.

Congressional letter writing house party toolkit

Everything you need to throw your very own Congressional Letter Writing House Party.

Though designed for Colorado residents, this toolkit includes tips that apply to people living everywhere.

Interfaith Vigil honoring International Day of the Migrant

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Interfaith Vigil honoring International Day of the Migrant

Join us as we call for 

-A clear roadmap to citizenship for immigrants

-Equal college tuition for all NC students

-Safe and welcoming communities for all residents

 

Facebook event here.

Human Rights Day 2012

Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 10:05pm - Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 1:10pm

Human Rights Day will be celebrated in RI with a rally focused on the rights of immigrants and workers - and of all people to basic security and human dignity.  We will gather at 4pm outside the U.S.

International Migrants Day Speakout and Rally

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Parents, children and community members affected by detention and deportation will speak out and demand the Obama Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to keep immigrant families together. Immigrant and citizen community members will also rally and demand that the U.S. Congress pass humane and fair immigration policy and give families a path to citizenship.

Your Home for the Holidays Survival Guide!

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 What to do when Immigration comes ups over family dinner…

You know how “The Holidays” are. It’s supposed to be a time for families to come together, to share food and to nostalgically retell stories about your youth. Sometimes frantic travel, combined with too short breaks from school or work can result in you being curt with the people you love. Like your conservative Uncle David who wants to talk about immigration before you even get to the cranberry sauce…

 Here’s how to talk about Immigration... With OUT walking out before dessert!

A Guide for Immigrants Detained in Colorado

This guide is designed to help immigrants who are detained and their friends and family members navigate the detention system in Colorado. 

Every Vote Counts: Celebrating Voice on Election Day

The lines may be long and voters displaced by Hurricane Sandy may be frustrated, but the polling centers will be uniquely special to first-time voters.  Since the beginning of this year, AFSC’s Immigrant Rights Program in Newark, New Jersey has helped 30 immigrants become new Americans who will have their chance to vote today.

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