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Forum: Defending DACA, TPS and Sanctuary
Date Sunday January 28
Time 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorUUSF Forum Committee
Location Details
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Francisco
DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and TPS (Temporary Protective Status) -- programs put in effect to protect hundreds of thousands of immigrants from detention and deportation are being dismantled by the Trump-Pence administration. Along with that, the head of ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) is threatening massive raids in retaliation for Sanctuary. This forum will discuss these issues in a time of great urgency. Sara Miles of Faith in Action and Porfirio Quintano of Associación de Hondureños del Norte de California will be the presenters. Presentations followed by Q and A.

Sara Miles is the Accompaniment Coordinator of Faith in Action, Bay Area, helping train congregations to accompany immigrants at risk of detention or deportation. She is a writer whose books include Take This Bread and City of God. She will be talking about the current challenges facing immigrants, and giving an overview of community responses.

Porfirio Quintano is President of the AHNCA (Asociación de Hondureños del Norte de California) which is a member of the Bay Area Coalition Save TPS. Porfirio will talk about what they are doing locally and nationally to save TPS, and how the community could help in these actions.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jan 17th, 2018 9:20 PM

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