Monthly Archives: October 2011

IFAP receives Take Action Award from the King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence

IFAP was honored to receive a Take Action Award from the King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence during their awards reception last evening. Award recipients were chosen from an inspiring group of nominees based on criteria including initiative in taking … Continue reading

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Video: Lost in Detention

“Lost in Detention” is a joint effort between PBS’s Frontline and the Investigative Reporting Workshop examining the Obama administration’s controversial get-tough immigration policy. This 16 minute video interviews advocates, members of the Obama administration, former officials, and other leading voices … Continue reading

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Free film screening Oct. 15: Maria en Tierra de Nadie (Maria in No Man’s Land)

Join KCTS 9 Vme and the Seattle Latino Film Festival for a free screening of Maria en tierra de nadie (Maria in No Man’s Land) at KCTS 9 Studios on October 15. A discussion and reception, featuring director Marcela Zamora … Continue reading

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Companies use worldwide immigration crackdowns to turn a profit

Immigration crackdowns are steadily increasing worldwide, and many of the  facilities used to house immigrant detainees and asylum seekers are owned and operated by private companies – many of whom are turning a profit. The New York Times delves into … Continue reading

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