Victors Online March Towards Immigration Reform


Nov
19
2013

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  • Host Department: Latina/o Studies Program
  • Date: 11/19/2013 - 11/21/2013
  • Time: 5:00PM

  • Location: Michigan League - Vandenberg Room Michigan Union - Kuenzel Room North Quad Space 2435

  • Description:

    Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc. invites the UM and Ann Arbor community to:

    #VICTORSMARCH2IMMIGRATIONREFORM
    #DARE2DREAM

    We must embrace our University's legacy for activism and demand immigration reform from Congress by making our voices heard by joining in the national march towards immigration reform.

    Learn about the importance of political participation & how technology and social media can amplify your impact on Congress.

    WHY IT MATTERS:
    11 Million People are Undocumented in the U.S.
    1.5 Million Students would qualify for the Dream Act
    2 Million People have been deported Under the Obama Administration
    4.5 Million U.S. born Children have undocumented Parents
    71% of Voters Support Immigration Reform
    Congressional Budget Office estimates reform will add $1.7 trillion to the U.S. economy over the next 20 years.

    HOW TO MAKE AN IMPACT:
    Join us in our Online March Towards Immigration Reform

    Tuesday, November 19th - Panel Discussion on Immigration Reform- The Economy, Policy, Education, and Community: Why Immigration Reform Matters
    Michigan League Vandenberg Room, 5 PM

    *Come in throughout the day from 12pm-5pm for a few minutes and make a difference*

    Wednesday, November 20th - Sign, Share, and Call: Embrace political participation by utilizing technology and social media to push your Congressmen to advocate for reform
    Michigan Union Kuenzel Room, 12:00- 5:00 PM - Free Food Provided

    Thursday, November 21st - Sign, Share, and Call Part 2: Continue in the effort to push Congress towards reform
    North Quad Room 2435, 12:00-5:00 PM - Free Food Provided

    If we can dream it, we can achieve it. #Dare2Dream


    Sponsored by: Sigma Lambda Beta Int’l Fraternity Inc., Migrant & Immigrant Rights Advocacy, ALPFA- Building Latino Business Leaders, Latino/a Studies Program

    For more information contact Nicholas Whitmore at njwhit@umich.edu.

     

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