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Day Laborers and DREAMers
React to Senate Immigration Proposal
What: Los Angeles Immigrant Rights Advocates React to “Gang of 8″ Proposal
When: Press conference will be held 10:00am Wednesday, April 17th 2013
Where: 675 S. Park View St. Los Angeles, CA 90057
Who: Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Central American Resource Center, Dream Team Los Angeles, Institute of Popular Education of Southern California, and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network.
Los Angeles immigrant communities will provide their positions and react to the Senate Gang of 8 immigration reform proposal tomorrow morning, Wednesday, in the event that the bill is made public by the end of the day today as is expected.
Day laborers, dreamers, and the broader immigrant community will discuss their response to the bill, priorities, and plans to shape it as the debate over the pursuit of political equality for the 11 million begins in Congress.