The debate is not only happening in Washington. Yesterday in six cities, members of the national Detention Watch Network (including AFSC) held press conferences on the 'hidden traps' in the current proposals in Washington that would radically expand enforcement and detention. The events were well attended by local TV stations, print media and the ethnic press. Stay tuned for some samples. You can see the press release at www.detentionwatchnetwork.org .
If you'd like copies of the press kit, visit the website of the National Immigration Project:
Article from Spanish language 'La Opinion' in Los Angeles.
ACTION STEP: Print out the press kit materials, read them and share them with others. Call your Senator and express your concern about these provisions.