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News from the Dane Sanctuary Coalition and MCC Sanctuary Committee

Letter Writing for Detained Immigrants

Join a Zoom event from Christ Presbyterian on Sunday, May 22nd from 6:30-7:30. (Email here for the link.) Aissa Olivarez, managing attorney for the Community Immigration Law Center, will give a short update on recent Biden policy changes affecting immigration. Then we’ll get to the letter writing to be brought into detention facilities at the border. A letter doesn’t seem like much, but they are a bright spot for people in a difficult environment.

What’s Next for Afghan Refugees?

To learn the latest updates from the Wis. Council of Churches on Afghan refugee resettlement efforts, click here. Or sign up to receive the Afghan response newsletter . Click here for a little video discussion on updates.

Mini Service Trip to Milwaukee

Multiple apartments in Milwaukee for future refugee arrivals are in need of cleaning and painting before they can be used. Supplies are provided. To discuss this opportunity further, contact Rev. Peder Johanson, Wis. Council of Churches’ staff person for the Afghan Refugee Response (or let Nick know).