Tag Archives: Immigration

Urge Your Representative to Support Immigration Legislation with a Roadmap to Citizenship

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Take Action: Go to https://secure3.convio.net/leader/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=515 to send a letter to your representative right now and tell him/her that principles fall short – action is needed. The House must move forward … Continue reading

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Support the DREAM Act

From Amnesty International USA (http://www.amnestyusa.org): There’s a reason why a question on immigration sparked the most conversation on Twitter during last Tuesday night’s Presidential debate. Why? Because a majority of Americans — an overwhelming 72% — want to clear the … Continue reading

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Immigration Policy and Voices of Change in Southeastern Pennsylvania—October 12, Philadelphia

From HIAS Pennsylvania (http://www.hiaspa.org/):   DATE  |  Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011   TIME  |  5 – 5:45 p.m. – Registration/Reception  |  6 – 7:30 p.m. – Program   LOCATION  |  College of Physicians of Philadelphia  |  19 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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Join PICC in Harrisburg to Fight Anti-Immigrant Legislation—August 30-31, Harrisburg

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org):   Pennsylvania’s House State Government Committee will hold hearings on August 30 and 31 on a slate of anti-immigrant bills that include Arizona-style law enforcement measures, provisions that require anyone seeking a … Continue reading

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Immigrants for Sale—Private Prisons, Money, and Immigrant Incarceration

This short video posted on an immigration group shows the companies and members of Congress that profit from and lobby for increased criminalization and detention of immigrants: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuGE1VxVsYo&feature=player_embedded   Posted at this link:   Immigrants are for sale in this … Continue reading

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Supreme Court: Hazleton, Pennsylvania Immigration Law Must Be Re-Examined

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Michael Rubinkam – Associated Press June 6, 2011   The Supreme Court ordered a federal appeals court on Monday to take a new look at a Pennsylvania city’s crackdown on illegal … Continue reading

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National Council of La Raza Launches “Pledge for Respect” Campaign

From the National Council of La Raza (http://www.nclr.org/):   Microchips implanted in undocumented immigrants?  Landmines on the border?  Those are some of the outrageous things that candidates for public office were calling for during the last election.  Others used stereotypical … Continue reading

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Group Urges ‘Gracious Tone’ Over Immigration

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Irie Price – Lubbock Avalanche-Journal March 3, 2011   A group of 39 Texas religious leaders representing seven Christian denominations and several Jewish and Muslim faith communities released a statement Wednesday … Continue reading

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Immigration Roundtable—January 19, Philadelphia

From the Pennsylvania Immigration & Citizenship Coalition (http://paimmigrant.org):   Wednesday, January 19, 2011 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch 5501 N. 5th Street (5th and Tabor), Philadelphia   Participants include:   Brad Baldia, Executive … Continue reading

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