[HCCN] Fwd: Breaking Bread and Barriers

Judith Robbins JUDY at ROBBINSandROBBINS.com
Mon Aug 17 08:34:48 EDT 2009


>> From: "Margaret de Rivera" <mder1 at MyFairPoint.net>
>> Date: August 16, 2009 8:32:07 AM EDT
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>> "BREAKING BREAD and BARRIERS'
>> Potluck for Immigration Reform
>> Sunday, August 23, 5 - 7pm
>> HOME, Rt. 1, Orland
>> at the yellow blinking light
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>> Margaret de Rivera, Mike Guare, and others with Maine Refugee  
>> Assistance will speak about their experiences in helping Haitian  
>> immigrants seek refugee status in Canada.  Their work has been out  
>> of a concern for the fracture of families when one or both parents  
>> are seized and deported.  Other concerns are about abuses of  
>> migrant workers enabled by present immigration rules and policies.
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>> Recently, the Canadian government closed the door to Haitians  
>> coming through the U.S. yet no U.S immigration reform has been  
>> addressed and deportations continue.
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>> The potluck is sponsored by HOME, Narramissic Monthly Meeting  
>> (Quaker), Peace and Social Concerns Committee of Acadia Monthly  
>> Meeting, Maiine Refugee Assistance, and St Francis Community of  
>> East Orland.
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>> The potluck dinner will be in the Market Stand, the first building  
>> to the left after turning into HOME.
>> We look forward to seeing you!
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