Immigration

CWM Spring Meeting

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Promise for Immigrants? Charlotte Women’s March Spring Meeting April 24 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Join us! First United Methodist Church, 501 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202 There will be a reception with food sponsored by Sabor Latin Street Grill beginning at 5:30. Panel discussion begins at …

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Justice to All

Power to the Polls. Justice to All.   The Immigration Committee is taking CWM’s Power to the Polls charge to heart by providing members with learning and advocacy opportunities related to local elections that directly affect the region’s immigrant population. Of particular note is the upcoming Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s race. This is one that warrants immediate …

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Immigration News 3.19.18

Action, Education and Engagement  Dreamers Deferred The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on DACA renders the March 5th program end date irrelevant … which further stymies Congressional action … leaving the futures of 700,000 DACA recipients in limbo.  The date that sticks, however, is the March 19 termination of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for people from …

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Immigration Calendar of Events

Book It! Events that educate, inspire and entertain March – April 2018   Community Forum on the Sheriff’s Race By Communidad Collectiva and Action NC When:  Saturday, March 17, 12-1:30 p.m. Where:  Midwood International and Cultural Center, 1817 Central Ave, Charlotte Facebook Event Link: Click here Eventbrite Ticket Info: Click here Join Action NC and Comunidad Colectiva …

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DREAM America

DREAM America  Arts and Advocacy Conference on Immigration Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:30 pm-8:00 pm Join Myers Park Baptist Church and the Stan Greenspon Center at Queens University of Charlotte 11:00  Pre-conference Interfaith Service Service led by UNC-Charlotte’s Symphony of Diversity, MeckMin and Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice 11:45   Registration/Check In Opens Lunch on your …

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Weekly Legislative Calls for 2.12.18

WEEKLY CALLS NC Senators: Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 and 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 and 800-685-8916) SC Senators: Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 and 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 and 864-233-5366) Representatives: Robert Pittenger: 1-202-225-1976 Alma Adams: 1-202-225-1510 If you have a different representative, call 1-202-224-3121 and the switchboard operator will connect you.   PROMISES MADE —WILL THEY BE KEPT? …

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Action & Awareness

Mark your calendars now and sign up HERE for this important and timely free symposium. Subscribe to our emails by going HERE. You can help rally the troops so we don’t ever forget: This is NOT the new normal! #charlottewomensmarch2018