Category Archives: Immigration

2 Million 2 Many—April 5, West Chester

Rally to protest the 2 million deportations under President Obama. Beginning at 10:45 am and ending at 12:00 pm Location: 2 S High St., West Chester, PA 19380 https://www.facebook.com/events/1435578286688127/

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Sign the “Demand a Vote” Petition to Bring Comprehensive Immigration Reform to the House Floor for a Vote

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Take Action: Send a letter to your representative at https://secure3.convio.net/leader/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=529 and urge her/him to sign the “Demand a Vote” petition to bring comprehensive immigration reform to the House floor for … Continue reading

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#2Million2Many Day of Action Against Deportations—April 5, Norristown

What: March in Norristown PA against Deportations When: Saturday April 5th, 2014 at 1:00pm Where: Starting at La Plazita, 506 Marshall St. Norristown PA Come join Juntos and the community of Norristown, PA as we all stand up and raise … Continue reading

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Please Sign On to Letter Calling for Administration Action for Changing Immigration Policies–Deadline April 16

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): Please see the faith sign on letter below with various recommendations to President Obama and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson about how the administration should change immigration policies. We are asking that … Continue reading

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National Day of Action to Stop Deportations—April 5, National

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): Everyday more than 1,100 people are deported. It is predicted that in April, 2 million people will have been deported under the Obama Administration. Amid Congressional inaction, President Obama and his Administration must understand … Continue reading

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Obama, Citing a Concern for Families, Orders a Review of Deportations

Posted in http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/14/us/obama-orders-review-of-deportations.html?_r=0 By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, MARCH 13, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Obama said Thursday that deportations of illegal immigrants should be more humane, and to make that happen, he has ordered a review of his administration’s enforcement efforts. Mr. Obama revealed … Continue reading

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March for the PA DREAM Act—April 8, Harrisburg

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org): The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and Juntos would like to formally invite you to the “March for the PA Dream Act” at the State Capitol. Please save the date, April 8th 11 … Continue reading

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Act to Stop Immigrant Imprisonment to Fill “Bed Quota”

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): President Obama’s federal budget proposal includes funding for an immigrant detention “bed quota.” The quota requires Immigrations and Customs Enforcement to have at least 30,539 immigrants in detention at any given time. Denying immigrants … Continue reading

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Anti-Immigrant Ordinance in PA Dies in High Court

Tom Joseph, Public News Service-PA Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/38038-1 (03/10/14) HAZLETON, Pa. – The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the case of anti-immigrant ordinances passed by a Pennsylvania city in 2006 but deemed unconstitutional by lower courts. The measures … Continue reading

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Public Hearing on Policy-ICE Collaboration for Deportations—March 3, Philadelphia

“When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself…” Leviticus 19:33-34 Collaboration between … Continue reading

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