Category Archives: Immigration

Urge the President to Act to Help Immigrants

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Take Action Now: Send a letter to President Obama urging him to take immediate action to help aspiring Americans who are suffering under our failed immigration system at http://www.civilrights.org/action_center/president-obama.html. In … Continue reading

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Grassroots Organizer—Church World Service

Reports to: Associate Director for Immigration and Refugee Policy Team: Immigration & Refugee Program Location: Flexible remote location Grade: 4 Starting salary: $40,000 – $45,000 Status: Exempt, Non-Bargaining Unit Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit organization working to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Need to Know About Sanctuary 2014—Fighting to Keep Families Together

From Groundswell (http://www.groundswell-mvmt.org/): “I know that with God, nothing is impossible. That’s why I came to church.” That’s how Luis explains his decision to seek Sanctuary in a church in Arizona when faced with deportation.1 Immigration may have disappeared from … Continue reading

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Free Legal Assistance to Help Victims of Immigration Services Fraud (also in Spanish)

Friends of Farmworkers, a non-profit organization, now provides free legal assistance for victims of immigration services fraud. Immigration services fraud happens when someone who is not actually licensed to practice immigration law charges money to help you with your immigration … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Information Session and Free Legal Assistance—September 22 and October 18, York

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org): Information Session: Monday, September 22, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Free Legal Assistance: Saturday, October 18, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.   Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, 925 S. George Street, York For information about DACA, eligibility … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Information Session and Free Legal Assistance—September 27, Reading

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org): Saturday, September 27, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 449 N. 9th Street, Reading   For information about DACA, eligibility screening and appointments please contact Maria Sotomayor at (215) 832-3482. Visit … Continue reading

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Statewide Meeting on Ending ICE Holds

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org): September 29, 2014 – 12-4pm West Chester University, West Chester PA 19380 On September 29th, PICC is hosting a statewide meeting on creating policies to end the use of ICE holds in … Continue reading

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Uphold Protections for Migrant Children and Families

From the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness (http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/washington/): Since October 2013, an estimated 63,000 unaccompanied children have been apprehended at the U.S./Mexico border, the majority of whom are fleeing rampant violence and poverty in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. [i] … Continue reading

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Children Fleeing Violence Cannot Wait

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): DHS reports that over 45,000 unaccompanied children have been apprehended in 2014, and by the end of the year that number could grow to 90,000. Members of Congress left for August recess without … Continue reading

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Act Now to Protect Child Refugees from Deportation

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): Members of Congress left for August recess without an agreement on emergency funding to address the child refugee crisis along our borders. Nearly 60,000 children and adult migrants have come mostly from Honduras, Guatemala, … Continue reading

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