Immigration Task Force

Grounded in the teachings of our faith traditions, the Immigration Task Force advocates for the rights of immigrants.  Given the current political climate, the task force is working on protections for immigrants.

 

The Task Force meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm at Beth Hillel Temple. Contact chairperson Sandy Milligan at samilligan4750@gmail.com for more information.

Please join the CUSH Immigration Task Force in our important work at our next meeting, January 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm at Beth Hillel Temple. Please contact Sandy at samilligan4750@gmail.com for more details.

December 28, 2019

https://www.kenoshanews.com/news/prayer-vigil-rallies-support-for-migrants-worldwide/article_228b2a10-a352-5b9d-bc5e-a71fbb4e98ae.html

May 16, 2019

From Kenosha News: https://www.wgtd.org/news/supporters-lutheran-pastor-protest-ice-arrest

Kenosha---About two-hundred supporters of Lutheran pastor and seminary student Betty Rendon rallied outside of the Kenosha Detention Center near the airport Wednesday evening. Inside, Rendon and her husband were being detained on orders from ICE.

Rendon, who works part-time at a church in Racine while going to school in Chicago, was arrest...

August 28, 2018

From Kenosha News: http://www.kenoshanews.com/opinion/voice_of_the_people/writer-conference-today-informs-about-children-separated-from-parents/article_3648012b-17c6-5a2c-b62b-edb07d959c1b.html

The story about family separation at the U.S./Mexico border has moved off the front page and away from our daily awareness.

Since the majority of separated children and parents have been reunited, we seem to have lost a sense of urgency a...

July 28, 2018

From Kenosha News: http://www.kenoshanews.com/opinion/voice_of_the_people/writer-clock-ticks-by-as-dreamers-still-wait/article_66fb938d-c4c6-57b1-bd23-e9bf4444ccac.html

As July comes to a close, we are just one month from the year anniversary of Trump rescinding the DACA program. The president instructed our congressional leaders to pass long-term legislation that would keep Dreamers in the U.S., able to study, work and play. A...

June 4, 2018

From Kenosha News: http://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/more-than-march-against-zero-tolerance-immigration-policy/article_2089a464-fe33-519d-93bf-46ce313953c0.html

More than 50 people gathered outside Congressman Paul Ryan’s Kenosha office Monday to raise their voices in support of immigrant families and ask for Ryan’s help in protecting them.

Led by Carthage College history professor Stephanie Mitchell, the group of concerned...

May 24, 2018

From Kenosha News: http://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/groups-attempt-to-dispel-immigration-myths-at-symposium/article_a6f32962-e827-542d-b6a1-4ee3f1de66a1.html

Several local organizations banded together Thursday to share information about one of the most polarizing issues in today’s political climate: immigration.

Speakers addressed stereotypes, myths and the challenges immigrants face in the U.S. at “Immigration 101: Facts,...

December 6, 2017

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The Rev. Justin Elliot Lowe, at right, associate pastor of First United Methodist Church, sang carols before the City Council meeting. Photo by Kenosha News

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August 28, 2015

From Kenosha News: http://www.kenoshanews.com/news/cush-others-push-driver-cards-for-undocumented-immigrants/article_26b48919-12fe-590d-8cc4-3d966cbc7329.html

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    • Aug 28, 2015

State Rep. JoCasta Zamarippa, D-Milwaukee, left, is welcomed by Linda Boyle, of the Racine Interfaith Coalition, to a rally Friday in Lincoln Park held by RIC and Kenosha\'s Congregations United to Serve Humanity to support a...

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