A Journal News article, July 20, 2011, examines the high rate of deportations of illegal immigrants in Butler County and it’s use of a national immigration database to identify detainees. In Ohio, 426 people had been deported through Secure Communities through May, according to ICE. To read the article, click here: Journal News 20Jul2011. – Submitted by Liz Woedl
There will be a mobile health fair on August 3 in downtown Dayton not specifically for migrant workers but for inner city residents. If you want to participate as a volunteer in the Dayton health fair, Jenny Bailer is the person to contact at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on mobile health fairs, many of which are for migrant workers, press this link to the Synod of the Covenant. – Links posted by Liz Woedl
On Sunday, July 17, Hopedale UU Community will continue to explore the UUA Study/Action Issue “IMMIGRATION AS A MORAL ISSUE” focusing on Security, Enforcement and Human Rights. We’ll get a glimpse of the enormity of the human suffering caused by the U.S.’ enforcement-only immigration policy and consider how human rights are protected (or not).
For the handouts and links go to https://huucsj.wordpress.com/immigration/. – Submitted by Liz Woedl