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Emma Membreno-Sorto sharing a statement at the March 14 press conference held at Albuquerque Meeting. Image from YouTube.

News, June/July 2017

News: Albuquerque Friends provide sanctuary; Friends engage in immigrant work; Bridge Film Festival announces winners; Earlham College receives $7.5 million […]

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Support requested for Guilford Student detained by immigration

U.S. immigration officers recently detained a recent Guilford College student and attender at Spring Friends Meeting in North Carolina. Supporters […]


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Recent Immigration Legislation and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Intermountain Yearly Meeting met in June 2010. Friends in this area of the country are especially concerned about immigration issues […]


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When I Was Thirsty

Last year I visited the Sonoran Desert, which straddles the U.S.-Mexican border, for the third time— this time to volunteer […]

Michael Pratt, a retired park ranger, is a member of Estes Park (Colo.) Worship Group/Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. (About this group, he writes: "Originally formed to allow local Friends and UUs to explore common ground, our fellowship meets weekly year-round. A half hour of silence is followed by introductions, coffee, and Joys and Concerns. A group member or outside speaker then presents a program on a subject announced a month or two ahead.")


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Immigration and Friends Testimonies: Seeing That of God in Our Immigrant Neighbors

Friends have been concerned about the exploitation and dehumanization of workers for many years, most notably in our opposition to […]

Danielle Short is a member of Mountain View Meeting in Denver, Colo. She is the human rights program director at the Colorado office of American Friends Service Committee, where she has done community organizing with Latino/Latina immigrants and citizen supporters of immigrant rights. She is currently coordinating the production of a DVD faith curriculum on immigration, a joint project with the Colorado Council of Churches, Iliff School of Theology, the Bell Policy Center, the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, and AFSC. She is also in the process of co-founding an intentional community based on sustainability, shared spirituality, and social justice work.


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