Legal experts to help those eligible prepare for new life,
August 15, 2012: Immigrant rights advocates will host free
workshops in Detroit, Lansing and Kalamazoo to help educate
younger immigrants about the new “DREAM Relief” program and help
begin the process of seeking work permits and freedom from
Lawyers and other community volunteers will be on hand to lay
the ground work needed to move through the process.
The workshops will take place the first day the federal government
will accept applications from undocumented youth for a temporary
work permit and protection from deportation for two years.
Participants or volunteers can find more information or register
Wednesday, August 15, Immigration Reform Workshops
Metro Detroit, UAW Local 600
10550 Dix Avenue, Dearborn,
3 pm - 8 pm;
Lansing, Cristo Rey Church 201 West Miller Road, 3 pm - 8 pm;
Kalamazoo, St. Joseph's Church, 930 Lake Street, 3 pm - 8 pm.
The events are co-sponsored by the Alliance for Immigrants Rights,
the Michigan Organizing Project, the Consortium of Hispanic
Agencies, ACCESS, LA SED, the Piast Institute, the International
Institute, Gamaliel of Lansing, the Office of Congressman John
Conyers, and the United Auto Workers.