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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 →

287(g): Immigration Injustice

A Look at 287(g)  by the CWM Immigration Committee   The 287(g) Program ’96 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 added Section 287(g) to the Immigration and Nationality Act.... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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