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MIRA Advocacy Agenda for 2016

Januar 5, 2016
Below are our plans for Advocacy in the 2016 Legislative Session. Though we won’t know what the bad bills are until they’ve been submitted in the new year, we are already preparing to fight back. And we have a long list of pro-immigrant / pro-worker legislation that we will be supporting. Details below.
Adverse bills:

Fight all anti-immigrant proposals
Fight all anti-worker proposals
    . . .and all other anti-people proposals

Bills for progressive change:

Mississippi Civil Rights Act (w/ACLU)
Tuition equity—College in-state tuition for all undocumented high school graduates
Comprehensive Workers Compensation reform
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Civic Engagement Day 2016

Januar 5, 2016
One of our most important actions every year is Civic Engagement Day, when MIRA and allies lead immigrants, Aktivisten, and progressives to the Capitol for a demonstration and a chance to connect with legislators and discuss important issues. We have great success each year when we meet with the legislators – it builds relationships and develops new allies.
This year, Civic Engagement Day is February 24, 2016, and preparations are well underway. We are mobilizing groups along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in the Central Mississippi region, and have