Immigration

MyFoxBoston.com: Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks in NH

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio spoke at a Republican fundraiser in Nashua, N.H., on his efforts to give local authorities power to enforce immigration laws. The AFSC's Maggie Fogarty weighs in.

Nashua NH Telegraph.com: Protesters for, against, AZ sheriff speaking to GOP

More than 2,500 miles from the Mexican border, opponents and supporters of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who spoke Sunday at a Republican gathering in Nashua, didn’t need a fence to divide them. They found a six-lane roadway.

Stationed across from the Crowne Plaza hotel on Route 101A, nearly 70 demonstrators welcomed Arpaio, known as the nation’s toughest sheriff for his work to fight illegal immigration in Maricopa County, Ariz. Demonstrators included the AFSC's Arnie Alpert and Maggie Fogarty.

Information on films for film festival

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End of Summer gathering for RI progressives

Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join with like-minded folks from progressive groups from all over RI for networking, fun, food, and music (and wicked good political discussion).  Suggested donation $5.  It is a potluck, so bring food to share as well as instruments and you passion for a better world. 

WBAI: Amy Gottlieb on Global Movements, Urban Struggles program

WBAI's program Global Movements, Urban Struggles, interviews Amy Gottlieb on Haitians and TPS.

Borders Lifted, Voices Raised

Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 3:00pm

Ten stories by six immigrants and four allies from Denver combine narration, original art, music and images to share their experiences with immigration and creating community.” $9.75 admission.

AFSC's Sandra Sanchez talks immigration on the Fallon Forum talk show

Sandra Sanchez of AFSC's Iowa office dispels myths about immigration on the Fallon Forum talk show.

San Diego region to get more border agents, top ICE official says

John Morton, the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Tuesday in San Diego that the region will get more federal agents as a result of the $600 million border enforcement spending package approved by Congress earlier this month. AFSC's Pedro Rios comments.

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