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Immigration Forum in San Rafael

Date:
Wednesday, July 06, 2005
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Dale Sorensen
Location Details:
First United Methodist Church
9 Ross Valley Dr (at Fourth St)
San Rafael

Four Bay Area experts will discuss the current status of immigration and immigrants on Wednesday, July 6, 7:30 PM, at the First United Methodist Church, 9 Ross Valley Drive (at Fourth Street), San Rafael.


Topics will cover current national legislation, such as the Real ID Act and free trade policies; immigration reform efforts; why people try so hard to come to the United States and what they go through to get here; and the experiences of immigrants in Marin County. Panelists will include Tom Wilson, co-executive director, Canal Alliance; Alyssa Simpson, immigration lawyer, Canal Alliance; Douglas Mundo, director, Canal Welcome Center; and Edgar Ayala from the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities, a convergence of immigrant advocacy organizations. Spanish translation will be available upon request.


The event is sponsored by Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas. A $5-10 donation is requested; no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Refreshments will be served. The room is wheelchair accessible. For more information, 415/924-3227, mitf@igc.org, http://www.mitfamericas.org.
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