Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Low-Income Immigrant Rights Conference in December

Save the Date!  December 6-8, 2007

6th National Low-Income Immigrant Rights Conference

Doubletree Hotel Crystal City, in Arlington, Virginia
(Just outside Washington, DC)

Who are the conveners?
American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

Asian American Justice Center (AAJC)

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)

Immigrants' Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU/IRP)

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)

National Employment Law Project (NELP)

National Immigration Forum

National Immigration Law Center (NILC)

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG/NIP)

National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC)

Who is expected to participate?
500 of the leading advocates, organizers, and other experts from across the country representing local, state, and national immigrant and refugee rights, civil rights, health care, anti-poverty, legal, faith-based, ethnic, labor, community, and low-wage worker groups.

What does the conference feature?

Strategy sessions

Dialogue sessions

Plenary sessions on cross-cutting issues

Panels with key congressional staff and agency officials

Why should you plan to attend?
To get up to speed on laws and policies affecting immigrants.

To connect with immigrant rights advocates working at the national, state, and local levels.

To participate in developing organizing and advocacy strategies around critical issues affecting low-income immigrants in the U.S., including:

Workers' rights

Safety-net programs and services

Anti-immigrant proposals

Educational and other opportunities

Immigration enforcement

Due process and constitutional rights

Immigration reform

Past conferences have been highly praised for building momentum toward developing a national agenda on these and other important immigrants' rights issues.  We expect this year's conference to be similarly galvanizing.

To receive more information as it becomes available. Click here and complete the online form.

National Immigration Law Center
3435 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 2850 | Los Angeles, CA 90010 | 213.639.3900 |


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