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[19 Septembre 2014 | No Comment | ]
Fifteen Percent is a Shockingly Small Number

Septembre 19, 2014
15%– it is the proportion of voting age residents who cast ballots in the 25 states that held primaries in the first six months of this year. En 15 of those states, the turnout was the lowest ever.
 MIRA is engaged in a targeted voter registration drive to reach out to U.S. citizens in the immigrant communities across Mississippi. Naturalized citizens, youth and others born in the U.S. of immigrant families who will be 18 years of age by election day, Mardi, November 4th are eligible

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[17 Septembre 2014 | No Comment | ]
Attention Amazon Shoppers!

Attention Amazon shoppers!  You can contribute to MIRA by shopping at Amazon.  It’s quick!  It’s easy! And it’s Free!  Use the site smile.amazon.com.  You will need to use this site to send contributions to MIRA, so make sure to change your bookmarks!  Once you sign in, Smile will ask you which charity you would like to sponsor.  Please choose The Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance.  That’s it!  You’re done.  Now as long as you use the site smile.amazon.com,  Amazon will donate .5% of every purchase to MIRA.  You shop, everybody wins!

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[17 Septembre 2014 | No Comment | ]
Urgent! Anti-immigration legislation on the rise!

Septembre 17, 2014
Governor Bryant’s hateful anti-immigrant speech shows his racist attitudes as he tries to stop children from reuniting with their families in Mississippi while awaiting immigration hearings. MIRA knows that his supporters and other cronies will buy into the misinformation motivated by fear and hatred that drive ridiculous stories of diseased terrorist gang members taking over our borders. MIRA knows the desperate children fleeing to our borders need our compassion and our support. We cannot allow our state to go backwards on the issue of immigrants’ droits. As recently

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[15 Septembre 2014 | No Comment | ]
Join us for Latin Fest

Join MIRA for LATINFEST Saturday, September 20th from 12-8pm at Old Trace Park in Ridgeland.  Stop by the MIRA booth to say hello, buy a raffle ticket, or update your voter registration.  Brush up on your Salsa or Bachata, enjoy Southern Komfort, Mariachi Johnny Mora, and food from Cinco De Mayo, Bruno’s Adobo and more!  Tickets are $10 at the door and kids 12 and under are free,  or buy advance tickets for only $7 at www.latinfest.org  We hope to see you there!

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[12 Septembre 2014 | No Comment | ]
September Advocacy Meeting Yields Important Results

Septembre 12, 2014
Tension over immigration is ramping up again in Mississippi – spearheaded by Governor Bryant’s hateful stance towards the refugee children – and will likely come to a fever pitch during the 2015 Legislative Session. Each fall, we begin planning, l'organisation, and mobilizing to fight back against the anti-immigrant camp, and this year is no exception. Our September Advocacy Meeting (which was held on the 10th of September) had a great turnout and we were able to take key steps towards preparation for the 2015 Legislature.
Representative

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[11 Septembre 2014 | No Comment | ]
No Child Should Stand Alone

by Amy Craig
Août 20, 2014
 
Have you been wondering how you can help children fleeing the violence of Central America? Your donation to the MIRA Legal Project will provide legal services to children in Mississippi who must face immigration court to gain permission to stay safely in the U.S. Please click to donate and share with all your friends. Make it viral, y’all! Staying in the U.S. may be the difference between life and death for a child just looking for a home.

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[11 Septembre 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Mississippi Immigrants Alliance Legal Project provides legal services for those who want to make the U.S. their legal home.

by Amy Craig
Septembre 11, 2014
 
Have you been wondering how you can help children fleeing the violence of Central America? Your donation to the MIRA Legal Project will provide legal services to children in Mississippi who must face immigration court to gain permission to stay safely in the U.S. Having legal representation almost doubles the chances a child will be allowed to stay rather than be deported to their home countries of