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October 30, 2017 Read in Spanish MCC advocates for legal paths to citizenship for one and all The federal government announced on Sept. 5 that the DACA program will be phased out starting in six months. The move shocked Dreamers like Dmarcos and puts nearly 700,000 youth and young adults at risk of deportation, loss…

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MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE (MCC) NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Summary: MCC tells the U.S. State Department that restrictions on travel for U.S. citizens to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, or North Korea) that begin Sept. 1 will create “enormous obstacles” to provide assistance to DPRK’s most vulnerable people. MCC expects new North Korea…

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Oppose U.S. military action against Syria   Last week the U.S. launched airstrikes against a Syrian military installation, without debate or approval by the U.S. Congress or U.N. Security Council. President Trump said the airstrikes were in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack in Idlib. The U.S. has already been increasing its military presence in…

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Isabella Madrid, a ninth-grade student at Eastern Mennonite School in Harrisonburg, Virginia, has earned the grand prize of $1,000 in an essay contest sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. Washington Office. Madrid’s essay “Love Your Neighbor,” shared her family’s immigration story and analyzed current problems with U.S. immigration laws. She described the strenuous processes…

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