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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.

Milca's testimony

Milca Kouame, one of the four youths who told the story of the hardships her family suffered from the current detention and deportation policies.

Fortune's testimony

Fortune Afeaneku, one of the four youths who told the story of the hardships his family suffered from the current detention and deportation policies.

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