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[11 Abril 2016 | No Comment | ]
Recap: Civic Engagement Day 2016

On February 24, 2016, dozens of MIRA members, allies, and volunteers traveled from around the state to gather at the State Capitol for a press conference and a chance to speak with legislators about the issues facing immigrants in Mississippi.
Joining MIRA were a group of DREAMERS, who were calling for a fair chance at education and a future through tuition equity; members of the A. Phillip Randolph Institute and the State Employees Union, who were supporting comprehensive workers compensation reform; and the leader of Mississippi’s Fight for $15 group, advocating

itens de ação, Manchete, Imigração Notícias, legislativo, Contas de MS »

[11 Abril 2016 | No Comment | ]
Will it be Illegal to be Brown in Mississippi?

And how a major unfunded mandate hangs local and municipal government out to dry.
A dangerous bill is pending. Senado Bill 2306 is defined as:
“An act to prohibit the establishment of sanctuary cities; to authorize all Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers to assist federal agencies by legally detaining illegal aliens; to indemnify law enforcement officers for implementation of this act; and for related purposes.” The remaining text of the bill is short, and we urge you to read it here.
Senado Bill 2306 (SB 2306) is bad for public safety, bad for local

eventos, rostos de MIRA, Destaque »

[7 Abril 2016 | No Comment | ]
MIRA Legal Project Update

MIRA Legal Project Director, Attorney Patricia Ice, is working with several families on their immigration cases, which include applications for employment authorization, lawful permanent residence, temporary protected status, petitions for relatives, waivers for national visa center processing, and naturalization. The Legal Project charges fees for services in these cases.  Ice has focused the Legal Project’s work on administrative humanitarian and family based immigration cases. The immigration courts are in New Orleans and Memphis and the MIRA Legal Project does not have the resources to handle cases there due to time, distance