Tell Congress to Oppose Funding for Trump’s Wall, Deportation Force & Detention Centers

From Church World Service (http://www.churchworldservice.org): Background: President Trump has issued multiple executive orders that target immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and Muslims. Plans are being made to build a border wall and more detention centers, and our undocumented community members have been … Continued

Ahistorical and Wrong–on Police Body Cameras and Other Things

  Are police body cameras designed to scrutinize police work? Photo via Utility, Inc. By Matt Stroud, Criminal justice researcher, ACLU of Pennsylvania I thought I’d misheard him. At a Duquesne University conference on a Friday afternoon in late January, John … Continued

Though Temporarily Blocked, Act to Tell Our Senators to Stop the Muslim Ban from Harming Families

From Amnesty International USA (http://www.amnestyusa.org): Fatima’s sons narrowly survived bombs and bullets in Yemen. They hid under the stairs as bombs rained down on their neighborhood. They survived on stale bread and water. Eventually, they literally made a run for … Continued

Report: Impact of Immigration on Public Safety

From the Sentencing Project (http://www.sentencingproject.org): As the country debates the merits of heightened immigration enforcement, The Sentencing Project is pleased to share a new survey of key research about the impact of immigration on public safety. The report finds immigrants … Continued

PICC is Hiring Part-Time Office Manager/Development Assistant

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org): We are excited to announce that we are hiring a part-time office manager and development assistant. We are looking for a motivated individual as a part-time office manager and development assistant. This person … Continued

Can Ds & Rs Agree to Health Care for All Children?

From Public Citizens for Children and Youth (http://www.pccy.org): PCCY published a piece making the argument for realizing Dream Care now. Find it at http://www.pccy.org/news/gop-dems-agree-protect-every-child-march-10-2017/. AAP Calls for Protection of Immigrant Children The American Academy of Pediatrics released a compelling policy statement … Continued

Act for Release of Berks Families Detained for More Than a Year

From Amnesty International USA (http://www.amnestyusa.org): Amnesty International is pushing for the release of four families who have been detained at Berks for more than a year. The kids have pending green card applications yet ICE will not release them. Below … Continued

New Travel Ban, Same Poisonous Policy

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): Trump’s revised travel ban should fail for exactly the reason the first one did. Elizabeth Goitein | Contributor – US New & World Report March 7, 2017 Posted at https://www.usnews.com/opinion/civil-wars/articles/2017-03-07/donald-trumps-revised-travel-ban-has-same-unconstitutional-policy President Donald Trump’s second … Continued

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