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WHAT'S NEW

Some good Know Your Rights (KYR) resources:



ACLU Know Your Rights Video (English & Spanish)

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles KYR video

Immigrant Legal Resouce Center's Family Preparadeness Plan: Spanish and English

New Report on Immigrants in Rhode Island


We're excited to share Partnership for a New American Economy's release of new research on the Contributions of New Americans.

This state by state report, including data on the foreign-born population in Rhode Island, their tax contributions, their spending power, and their role in Rhode Island’s key industries as leaders and job creators.

The Partnership for a New American Economy brings together more than 500 Republican, Democratic and Independent mayors and business leaders who support immigration reforms that will help create jobs for Americans today. The Partnership’s members include mayors of more than 35 million people nationwide and business leaders of companies that generate more than $1.5 trillion and employ more than 4 million people across all sectors of the economy.

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Events

Want to know how the latest immigration policy is impactingthe community?

 

Join us at the next Resist Hate RI meeting for apresentation by our staff attorney Carl Krueger on how the latest executive actions are impacting Rhode Islanders& what you can do to take action locally.

 

When? 
April 8, from 3-5 P.M.

Where?
Juanita Sanchez Education Complex,  182 Thurbers Ave, PVD

Free and open to the public



IT'S COFFEE TIME!!!


Support us by voting for us at Blue State Coffee @300 Thayer St., PVD!

BlueState Coffee donates 2% of our sales to local non-profit organizations. Each time a customer makes a purchase, he or she is given a token with which to vote for one of the 4 non-profits we are supporting at the store - one of which is now the Dorcas International Institute of RI. Our donation is allocated based on these customer votes. The more votes for you, the larger the donation!


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Thank you to our World Refugee Day Sponsor: Amica Insurance

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