Category Archives: Immigration

Urge Senators Casey and Toomey to Vote on Homeland Security Bill that Protects Immigrants

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Contact Senators Casey and Toomey and urge them to vote against tearing immigrant families apart in the Homeland Security funding bill. Find contact information for the Senators in the following … Continue reading

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The Hill: Obama to Seek Emergency Order Restarting Immigration Programs

Posted at http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/233343-obama-to-seek-emergency-court-order-in-immigration-fight By Mike Lillis – 02/20/15 01:45 PM EST The Obama administration will seek an emergency court order to move forward with President Obama’s executive action on immigration. Officials at the Department of Justice (DOJ) plan to seek what is known … Continue reading

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Texas v. United States: The Federal District Court Decision Regarding the DACA and DAPA Initiatives

From the National Immigration Law Center (http://www.nilc.org): February 17, 2015 On February 16, 2015, a federal district court in the Southern District of Texas temporarily blocked the implementation of the immigration actions announced by President Obama on November 20, 2014, … Continue reading

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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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