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Community Stands Up Against Secure Communities

Contact: Jennifer Piper, AFSC,

As SCOMM hits immigrant communities in Colorado, advocates demand end to the program.

Vigil to Protest Implementation of "Secure Communities"

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Solemn vigil rejecting the implementation of "Secure Communities" in New Hampshire.  

AFSC Signs Letter To Homeland Security

The American Friends Service Committee signed on to a letter to the House and Senate members of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations. The letter asks members of the Subcommittee to cut or reduce funding of immigration detention and enforcement programs.

Joint Letter to the FBI's Advisory Policy Board Seeking an End to the Secure Communities program.

R. Scott Trent
CJIS Designated Federal Officer
Criminal Justice Information Services Division
Federal Bureau of Investigation
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20535-0001

Dear Mr. Trent,

Sandra Sanchez Talks with Sheriff Bill McCarthy about Secure Communities

In this December 15, 2011 interview on La Reina radio, Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immmigrants Voice Program Director, talks with Sheriff Bill McCarthy from Polk County Iowa about many of the problems with the so-called "Secure Communities" program.

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Forum: Defending Civil Liberties

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Forum: Defending Civil Liberties Under Attack Topics include Islamaphobia, racial profiling, "Secure" communities, and the Formerly Incarcerated.  Free and open to the public 

Coloradans Decry Secure Communities, Ask Gov. Hickenlooper to Rescind Participation

Obama Administration’s Announced Tweaks to Secure Communities Fail to Address Ongoing Human and Civil Rights Abuses

Contact: Jennifer Piper,, 303.623.3464 ext. 5

Denver, CO -- (June 20, 2011) The Colorado office of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) rejects the Department of Homeland Security’s recently announced fruitless adjustments to address the overall failure of the Secure Communities Initiative and its continued civil and human rights abuses.

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