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Hundreds of Farm Workers Tell Rep. McCarthy that the Time is Now for Immigration Reform

On April 24th, 2014 thousands of people from across the country and hundreds of farm workers coming from all over California are standing side-by-side and insisting that Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy come out of hiding and face the nation on immigration reform.  In conjunction with the United Farm Workers, NFWM mobilized faith leaders from across the […]

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House Republicans Release Immigration Reform Principles

Raleigh, NC – On Thursday, House Republicans released their principles for immigration reform in an encouraging step towards fixing our nation’s broken immigration system. Unfortunately, the principles fall short of what is needed to create a roadmap for hard-working agricultural workers currently living in America to become full citizens of the nation they feed. “Our […]

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A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship

NFWM’s board members Fr. Hector Rodriguez (Episcopal Church) and Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley-Rea (Christian Church, Disciples of Christ) visited the National Mall in Washington DC to show their support for those fasting for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR). Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform & Citizenship participants were fasting from November 12 to December […]

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Farm Worker Leaders Fight for Immigration Reform. Join them!

On Tuesday, October 28th, YAYAs and NFWM supporters joined more than 200 individuals, congregated in Orlando, FL, to call on Speaker Boehner to push the immigration reform bill amongst House representatives. Folks traversed the streets of downtown Orlando chanting, “Que Queremos? Reforma! Cuando? Ahora! (What do we want? Immigration reform! When? NOW!)” At the end […]

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Harvesting Justice with NFWM

“The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” – Cesar Chavez As I rounded the corner onto the National Mall, I could feel the energy of the crowd as thousands of people made their way to the stage to hear Camino Americano play a benefit concert in support of comprehensive […]

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Sign the Letter to Oppose the Harmful Guest Worker Legislation HR 1773

Thank you to NFWM’s 14 member organizations who signed Farmworker Justice’s letter opposing Chairman Goodlatte’s bill, HR 1773, a drastic guest worker bill that slashes provisions already in place in our imperfect H-2A guest worker system. Now we need individuals like YOU to sign on so that Congress will hear our voices loud and clear: […]

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Farm worker leaders and clergy arrested on Capitol Hill yesterday

United Farm Workers (UFW) Vice President Giev Kashkooli, Farmworker Justice President, Bruce Goldstein and NFWM Board Member, Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley, Director, Refugee & Immigration Ministries, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) were among the more than 200 people arrested on Capitol Hill yesterday during the March for Immigrant Dignity and Respect. National Farm Worker Ministry […]

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Camino Americano: March and Concert for Immigrant Dignity and Respect!

Join our Executive Director, Rev. Lindsay C. Comstock and other farm worker leaders on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on October 8th for Camino Americano: March and Concert for Immigrant Dignity and Respect! When: Tuesday, October 8th from 12:30pm to 6:00pm Where: 10th Avenue at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Why: Every day […]

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FAST Action for Immigration Reform

Join the Refugee & Immigration Ministries office of the Disciples Home Missions in their FAST ACTION for Immigration Reform, a 40-day prayer and fasting action from September 9th through October 18th. What: ”FAST ACTION for Immigration Reform”: 40 days of prayer and fasting for just and compassionate immigration reform. When: September 9 – October 18, 2013. Where: Anywhere!   […]

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October 5: National Day of Dignity and Respect

On October 5, 2013, join people of faith, labor leaders, civil rights groups, and immigrant communities and their allies for marches and rallies happening in over 40 cities – the main action taking place in Washington D.C.  Call for Congress to pass immigration reform this year! What: Marches and rallies in support of comprehensive immigration reform. When: […]

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