CDIR: Immigrants & the Anti Terrorism Law FORUM 11-29 @ People's Core
- CDIR Immigrant Rights and the Anti Terrorism Law FORUM on Nov.29
For Immediate Release
The Coalition To Defend Immigrant Rights(CDIR)
Contact Person: Chito Quijano
NOV.29 CDIR-PEOPLES CORE FORUM ON IMMIGRANT RIGHTS AND WELFARE REFORM
AFTER SEPT.11 SET IN LA
Los Angeles -What is in store for immigrants after Sept.11? What are
the changes they have to contend with with the passage of the Anti-Terrorism
Law last October 29?
These will be the topics to be discussed by the forum sponsored by the
Coalition to Defend Immigrant Rights(CDIR) and Peoples Community
Organization for Reform and Empowerment(Peoples CORE)on November 29 at
6:00 PM at the A3PCON Center, 300W.Cesar Chavez Ave. Los Angeles.
The Coalition and PEOPLES CORE invites all immigrants and their
families, especially the undocumented immigrants, immigrant rights advocates
and organizations, human rights activists, community members and all
interested persons and parties to attend.
The speakers are Kent Wong of the UCLA Labor Center;Stewart Kwoh, Esq.
Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern
California(APALC-SC) and Tom Walsch of HERE Local 814 who will expound
on the issues of immigrant rights and welfare reform and the recently
passed Anti Terrorism Law (PATRIOT ACT)in the US congress.
After the Sept.11 incident there was an upsurge of violent and
discriminative incidents against immigrants especially among the Arabs
and South Asians. The forum would like to discuss the legal and the other
implications of the immigrant rights and welfare reform as well as the anti
terorrism issues with the community.
For more information please contact:
CDIR Arturo P. Garcia (213)625-7705 Chito Quijano (213)4481802 or
Peoples CORE c/o Jose Buktaw (626)806-6718 or Richard Bis (310)210-2883
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