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NEWS ADVISORY FROM

Make the Road New York

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact (English & Spanish): 

Daniel Coates, (347) 489-7085, daniel.coates@maketheroadny.org


 

Make the Road New York Joins Immigration Experts, Advocates, and Community Members to Analyze Immigration Reform Proposals from the Senate and the White House

 


NEW YORK - New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform, a new statewide campaign endorsed by labor, faith, grassroots and immigrant leaders and organizations from across the state, will host a roundtable on the current proposals for reform. Leading immigrant rights advocates, policy experts and directly affected individuals will discuss reforms being considered by Congress and the President and will outline the measures that must be included in any meaningful comprehensive immigration reform bill.

 

What: Briefing for Members of the Media regarding Senate and White House Immigration Reform Proposals

 

When: Wednesday, February 20, 11:30 AM

 

Where: 32BJ SEIU, 25 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011, 5th Floor

 

Who:

Lucy Tzunun, Make the Road New York

Shirley Aldebol, 32BJ SEIU

Juan Cartagena, LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Chung-Wha Hong, Moderator; New York Immigration Coalition

Angie Kim, MinKwon Center for Community Action

Mae Lee, Chinese Progressive Association

Michael Mandel, New York Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association 

Rachel B. Tiven, Esq., Immigration Equality

Valeria Treves, New Immigrant Community Empowerment

Pat Young, New York State Immigrant Action Fund, CARECEN

 

 

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