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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.

NC intern creates photographic exhibit with immigrant youth

Newcomer Student

Young girl at the Newcomers School, Greensboro, NC

Haejin Song, a senior at The Early College at Guilford, recently held an exhibit highlighting students from the Doris Henderson Newcomers School. During the past two years, Haejin has invested her time working with students at this school as a mentor and tutor.

October 2012 E-Newsletter - NC Immigrant Rights Program

The October 2012 e-newsletter for the NC Immigrant Rights Program

September 2012 E-Newsletter- NC Immigrant Rights Program

The September 2012 e-newsletter of the NC Immigrant Rights Program

Welcoming New Hampshire Panel Discussion

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Welcoming NH is celebrating the state's long history of welcoming immigrants with a panel presentation, discussion, and refreshments.  

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: A Presentation by AFSC

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

This is a presentation about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), recent temporary immigration relief for immigrant youth. Presentation will cover eligibilities and documents needed.

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