[act-ma] [UJP] The Immigration “Crisis": Has US Foreign Policy Created It? What Can We Do About It?

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         CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? =================================================

*When:* Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
*Where: *encuentro 5 • 9 Hamilton Place • Park St T • Boston 

*A forum cosponsored by United for Justice with Peace and Massachusetts Trust  
Act Coalition*

 * What is the "border crisis" and how does it affect Massachusetts?
 * What are political and social consequences of terms such as  "illegal
 * How has US foreign policy contributed to the problem?
 * How are local communities confronting the criminalization of immigration
   polices, and helping recently arrived refugees?

*Prof. Aviva Chomsky *will provide historical context on the creation of the  
so-called “illegal immigrant” in the US. She will discuss the effects  
of military aid that the US poured into Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras  
in the 1980s that helped create a violently enforced inequality leading to  
the problems today. Prof. Chomsky is coordinator of Latin American studies  
at Salem State University and author of/ Undocumented: How Immigration  
Become Illegal /(2014).

*Gabriel Camacho* is the Immigration Programs Coordinator for the American  
Friends Service Committee. Locally the AFSC is on the Steering Committee of  
the Massachusetts Trust Act Coalition. With the protracted death of  
"immigration reform" at the federal level, and President Obama's repeated  
delays on executive action, Gabe will speak on conditions facing newly  
arrived refugee families and how local communities are confronting these  

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