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American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

The American Friends Service Committee's tagline is "Quaker values in action". In reality, they're a far-left organization that strongly supports illegal immigration and that - through the Border Human Rights Working Group - is indirectly linked to the Mexican government.

Last modified Sep 7, 2010
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Julia Preston promotes Dayton looking the other way on illegal immigration (Ohio, headscarves) - 10/07/13

... Kenyan immigrant who works for the American Friends Service Committee, a group of Africans is working to start a roasting company in Dayton for coffee from that continent. See that link and the post about possible "ethnic cleansing" in Detroit. Near the end, Preston references another sales job inside her own: Recent research suggests that Dayton’s experience is not accidental. In a national...

Dozens of pro-illegal immigration groups were invited to Obama's mini-amnesty rollout and you weren't - 08/25/11

... Wade Henderson, Nancy Zirkin * American Friends Service Committee: "Ruth" from the Friends Committee on National Legislation * Esperanza USA: Luis Cortes OTHER: * Sheryl Sandberg Facebook * Howard Buffett: Buffett Philanthropies (Warren Buffett) * Steve Case Jobs Council * American Immigration Council: Mary Giavagnoli, Ben Johnson * Immigration Initiative: Bob Creamer, John Hennley * Voto Latino...

Rachel Maddow smear: Jan Brewer, SB1070, and CCA private prisons (Arizona, Morgan Loew) - 09/07/10

... interviews Caroline Isaacs of the American Friends Service Committee and uses her in the role of "the person who says the things the reporter would like to say". Loew only describes the AFSC as a group "which advocates for social justice issues". He doesn't reveal that they're far-left supporters of illegal immigration with an indirect link to the Mexican government. [2] Maddow also misleads...

Is present-day Detroit partly the result of large-scale "ethnic cleansing" inside the U.S.? (of "Ethnic-Americans") - 03/14/10

... major groups is still active, the American Friends Service Committee, and note also the effort from the Barack Obama campaign to reach out to "Ethnic-Americans".

Rights Working Group membership roster as of January 9, 2009 - 01/09/09

... Suite 231 ~ Orlando, FL 32819 American Friends Service Committee - Miami, FL Herman Martinez, Community Social Advocate 10700 Caribbean Boulevard, Suite 301 ~ Miami, FL 33189 FANM / Haitian Women of Miami 8325 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 100 ~ Miami, FL 33138 Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center Charu Al-sahi 3000 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 400 ~ Miami, FL 33137 Florida Immigrant Coalition Maria Rodriguez...

Nicole Gaouette/LAT: leftwing groups on the "lookout for immigration raids" - 09/14/08

... immigrants' rights advocate with the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization." (also has an indirect link to the Mexican government) * Diego Bonesatti, "a community organizer in Melrose Park, Ill."

Elvira Arellano arrested by "La Migra"! - 08/19/07

... idiots/peacenik collaborators at the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is "gravely concerned" other her deportation, claiming that she was "ripped away" from Saul (link). In fact, she can always take him with her. Christian Ramirez, an "AFSC national immigrants' rights coordinator", met with her in Tijuana. Their release ends with: Instead of giving free rein to repressive worksite raids...

Trouble in paradise: AFL-CIO, ACLU, NIF, AFSC not fully happy with Flake-Gutierrez; Teamsters, Democrat Lampson - 03/24/07

... this country, according to the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker social justice organization... [it] offers little to address the root causes of undocumented migration and contains several troubling provisions... One such provision is "Touchback," which requires an applicant to leave the U.S. and re-enter the country to receive legal immigration status. This is not a practical...

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, Julien Ross, AFSC - 02/18/07

... International Union Local 105, and the American Friends Service Committee. The AFSC has an indirect link to the Mexican government. And, CIRC's site is hosted at AFSC's site. afsc.org/central/ImmigrantRights/CIRC.htm has a list of their demands: * driver's licenses for all immigrants, regardless of status * in-state tuition for qualifying immigrants who graduate from state high schools *...

Gil Cedillo, Peter Schey, LULAC, MALDEF, more at Migrant March II - 02/05/07

Migrant March II is a caravan driving from San Diego to Brownsville and back in order to push for immigration "reform". Those leading it are Nativo Lopez and Enrique Morones (associated with San Diego's Democratic Party). Also along for the ride is a Mexican official. The page sandiego.indymedia.org/en/2007/02/124985.shtml says it has a report from Morones, and near the middle of the page I...

ACLU claims U.S. violating human rights obligations (OAS) - 11/02/06

... December 20, 2004 (link): The American Friends Service Committee, an internationally recognized social justice organization [which also has indirect links to the Mexican government --LW], joined more than 20 labor, civil rights and immigrants’ rights organizations in filing a formal request for a hearing before the Organization of American State’s (OAS) Inter-American Commission on Human Rights...

AP ignores Peter Schey Mexican government links (Border Human Rights Working Group) - 08/24/06

... Civil Liberties Union of Arizona American Friends Service Committee (San Diego, CA) American Friends Service Committee (Tucson, AZ) Binacional Migration Institute (Tucson, AZ) Border Angels / Gente Unida (San Diego, CA) Border Action Network (Tucson/Nogales/Douglas) Border Network for Human Rights (El Paso, TX) Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law Diocesan Migrant and Refugee...

Karl Rove's pro-illegal immigration extended network - 07/15/06

... Coalition, Rights for All People, American Friends Service Committee and Padres Unidos. They were old allies, joining in 2002 to defeat the English-only measure Amendment 31. All of those worthy groups are part of Karl Rove's extended network of friends. Others in his extended network include: ...the political consulting firm of Welchert & Britz... Catherine Han Montoya, a former local...