Tuesday, March 25, 2008

ACLU to Host Community Immigration Forum, Wednesday

All are invited to attend a "Community Immigration Forum" on Wednesday, March 26 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in City Council Chambers at Southern Market Center in Downtown Lancaster.

Topics of discussion will include the experiences of immigrants in our area, legislation in Pennsylvania related to the issue of immigration, and problems with the federal immigration system, according to information disseminated by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Sponsors of the event include: the American Civil Liberties Union of PA, the Church World Service/Immigration Refugee Program, Friends of Farmworkers, the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs, Lancaster City Councilor Jose Urdaneta, the Lancaster City Human Relations Commission, the Lancaster County Human Relations Commission, the Lancaster NAACP, Lutheran Refugee Services in Central PA, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and Spanish American Civic Association of Lancaster.