IJPC News

Archive: June 2016

DACA+/DAPA = blocked. IJPC Statement.

Today we are saddened and disappointed to hear of the 4-4 tie vote from the Supreme Court of the United States for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and an extension of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) which upholds the lower court ruling blocking President Obama’s executive action on DAPA and DACA+.

SCOTUS on Immigration

On Monday April 18, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will hear oral arguments related to Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and extended Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs.

Immigration Vigil

IJPC, along with other organizations and individuals, planned an Immigration Vigil today (2/10) to stand in solidarity with the immigrant community. For pictures, video, and details about how the vigil went, the Cincinnati Enquirer did a follow up article.  Thanks to the 40 participants who came and

Opposition to Immigration Raids – Meeting

On Christmas Eve, an article in the Washington Post shared the unfortunate news that the US is planning raids to deport immigrants who have already received removal orders. The article states this may happen as soon as January. The American Immigration Lawyers Association sent a letter to

About IJPC

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center educates and advocates for peace, challenges unjust local, national and global systems, and promotes the creation of a nonviolent society. IJPC is supported by faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. We address local, national and international concerns focusing on the death penalty, immigration, human trafficking and peace and nonviolence.

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