Dreamers

Volunteers on Deferred Action and Dreamers

Volunteers at recent AFSC/JFON legal clinics talk about why Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a good first step for immigrant youth and our nation.

Webinar in Spanish on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 11:00am

Favor de comunicar la información acerca de esta oportunidad para entender la Acción Diferida para Llegados como Menores de Edad o por sus siglas en inglés DACA: una presentación a través de la Web patrocinada por el Programa Voz de los Inmigrantes del AFSC que tomará lugar el martes 23 de octubre de 11 am a 12:30 pm tiempo del Centro; y es completamente gratis. Cualquier persona u organización de cualquier parte del país puede registrarse a la presentación Web.

Hector meets Harkin

An AFSC Iowa volunteer and Dreamer, Hector Salamanca talks about his organizing work at the recent Latino Festival in Des Moines, the goal of in-state tuition for immigrant youth, and his chance encounter with U.S. Senator Tom Harkin.

Learning, working are priorities for Des Moines Dreamers

A high school football player who aspires to a career in engineering was among the 80 undocumented youth seeking assistance with their Deferred Action applications at a recent legal clinic. They shared their stories.  

Hector talks about Deferred Action

Hector is a Dreamer and a volunteer with AFSC Iowa's Immigrants Voice Program. Here he describes what Deferred Action means for him and why volunteering is so important for developing leadership in the Latino community. 

Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron como Menores de Edad

Material Preparado por:

Sandra Sánchez

Directora del Programa Voz de los Inmigrantes del AFSC, Des Moines, IA.

Representante Acreditada por la BIA

9 de agosto, 2012

Free Legal Clinic on Deferred Action for Dreamers

Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 9:00am

For appointments, contact / Contacto para su cita: 515-255-9809.

On June 15, President Obama announced that the Dept. of Homeland Security will halt deportations and permit employment authorization for certain eligible youth. You may qualify for deferred action if you:

Understanding Deferred Action for Dreamers

Friday, July 13, 2012 - 3:00pm

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez following Arizona law ruling 6-25-12

Sandra Sanchez, AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director, speaks at a rally following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision regarding SB 1070, Arizona's anti-immigrant law. For a set of photos from the rally, click here.

Understanding what Deferred Action means for the “Dreamers”

Public forum presented by Sandra Sánchez

Friday, July 13 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm

Friends Meeting House, 4211 Grand Ave., right at the corner with 42nd St.,
(parking entrance on 42nd St.). Event sponsored by the AFSC Immigrants Voice Program.

Celebrate the Dreamer’s Deferred Action

Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 11:00am

Hector and Ramona with Iowa Immigrants Voice Program

Hector and Ramona with Iowa Immigrants Voice Program

Hector, standing, is a volunteer with AFSC's Immigrants Voice Program in Des Moines and a "Dreamer." He's shown here with Ramona Gomez, who works part-time for the program.

GO AHEAD – DREAM!!!

Music! Refreshments! Information Booth! Speakers! 

Fire Up to Push for Justice For All Immigrants!

Sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, Latinos Unidos, Allies for Immigration Reform, Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON), Sisters Council Leadership Team, the DM Area Sisters of Humility and more!!!

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