Immigration

Immigration

Promote reunification of immediate families; meet the economic, business, and employment needs of the United States; be responsive to those facing political persecution or humanitarian crises; and provide for student visas. Ensure fair treatment under the law for all persons. In transition to a reformed system, support provisions for unauthorized immigrants already in the country to earn legal status.

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Photo of Shahab Taheri, one of our guest speakers at this September's Dinner and Democracy Community Forum.
Event Date: 
Sep 23 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 

Lang House

The first “Dinner and Democracy” community forum this fall will be on the topic: Immigration.

Event Date: 
Aug 24 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Event location: 

Happy Hollow Park

The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette Annual Summer Pitch-In is coming up on Saturday August 24 from 11AM - 1PM at shelter #1 in Happy Hollow Park.  The guest speaker is Dr.

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Effect of the implementation of Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Immigration Act in Frederick County

The President  Should Fund the Government – Not a Border Wall  

Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters of the United States  CEO  Virginia Kase  released the following statement following President Trump’s address to the nation. 

Families Belong Together
Public Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, September 26, 2018

Contact: Erin Grunze, Executive Director, 608-256-0827; egrunze@lwvwi.org

The Immigration Committee examines all aspects of immigration and recommends actions and educational efforts consistent with the national and state leagues positions. Our focus is to Increase public outreach to educate voters about pertinent immigration issues: family separation, TPS (Temporary Protected Status), DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

Civil Discourse on Immigration
Event Date: 
Sep 29 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Event location: 

Ladera Community Church, UCC, Peabody Hall

The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties are hosting a four-hour civil discourse workshop around immigration.

County Supervisor Candace Andersen
Blog Post

County Supervisor Candace Anderson gave a wide-ranging description of her duties as county supervisor during her talk to the LWV Diablo Valley Annual Meeting on June 2, 2018.

young girl reading newspaper
News

Our monthly membership newsletter with lots of current articles - reports on recent workshops on elections and on housing, our primary season voter service activities, and more!

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