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Protect Immigrant Families Today

Proposed Changes Will Hurt Families, Communities Last week, the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published for public comment proposed changes to the "public charge" rules that will effectively overhaul our nation's immigration system to restrict immigration access based... Continue Reading →

Immigration Court Observer Training

Charlotte ACLU Immigration Court Observer Project Training Sunday, September 30 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Morrison Public Library near South Park   Dear Future Volunteers, The next Charlotte ACLU Immigration Court Observer Project Training will be held on Sunday, September... Continue Reading →

What Becomes of Childhood Innocence?

A Poem By Gabriella Femia Home. Tiny fists crush aluminum foil into a miniature planet, Mommy and Daddy work together to mold your universe. A yellow truck glides to a halt in front of you and Mommy, your tiny, pink... Continue Reading →

A Golden Door Slamming Shut

The Trump Administration´s Systematic Plan to Reject Asylum Seekers By Barbara Randolph Our nation, through the acts of the Trump Administration and the silence of those in power, is sending a clear message to the world: we are putting the... Continue Reading →

Vigil to End the War on Immigrants

Saturday, June 30th First Ward Park, 6:30 PM #firstwardvigil #cltislistening #reunitedandfree   Event hosted by: Action NC, Latin American Coalition, Comunidad Colectiva, Coalition for Cultural Compassion, Shining Stars, Charlotte Women's March, ACLU Charlotte, Indivisible Charlotte, Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Justice... Continue Reading →

We Can Do Better

End Zero Tolerance; Support Family Safety As a champion for those in need, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy fights for family unity every day. We condemn the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" policy” which has led to the mass separation of... Continue Reading →

CWM Immigration Forum Video

Charlotte Women’s March Spring Meeting Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Promise for Immigrants? On April 24, the Charlotte Women's March Spring Meeting featured a panel discussion on Immigration. Our thanks to Brent Bent Photography for producing this... Continue Reading →

287(g): What is Being Done in Our Name?

by Peggy Dickerson At the Spring meeting of the Charlotte Women’s March, on April 24, Barbara Randolph, immigrant justice advocate and activist, took her turn on our panel to share critical, and frequently misunderstood, facts related to Mecklenburg County’s participation... Continue Reading →

“We Are All Immigrants” — Rabbi Judy Schindler

by Kathleen Mundle What was it like to be a six-year-old child taken from her mother at the border? What happens to Charlotte’s undocumented immigrants if they are stopped for a traffic violation? Do we have valid statistics on Charlotte’s... Continue Reading →

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