The Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice Will hold an informational workshop in Birmingham.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) will help applicants process their paperwork and have a blessing of the “caps and gowns.” Sen. Barbara Boxer, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Rep. Judy Chu and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are scheduled to attend. The event starts at 9 a.m. PDT at the CHIRLA office in Los Angeles.
Contact: Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559
The Santa Clara County Deferred Action Network will host a news conference followed by informational sessions and application guidance starting at 10 a.m. PDT at the Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Headquarters in San Jose. Rep. Mike Honda will be in attendance.
Contact: (408) 558-8085
The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) will have informational sessions starting Aug. 25th to assist applicants.
The Idaho Community Action Network will hold educational workshops and help with the application process.
The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) will assist DREAMers in the application process. On hand to talk about Deferred Action will be: Sen. Dick Durbin, Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The event is being held at the Navy Pier in Chicago, Grand Ballroom.
The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA Coalition) will hold free community forums at various locations in the state.
Contact: (617) 350-5480.
The Alliance for Immigrants Rights (AIR) will hold workshops in Detroit, Lansing and Kalamazoo. Volunteer attorneys will be on hand to help youth begin the process
The Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN) will hold a press conference in Reno in August 15th announcing the beginning of the application process.
Contact: Mario Dela Rosa or Rosa Molina at (775) 348-7557.
El Centro, beginning Aug. 17th, will begin handing out informative packages and orientation.
Make the Road New York will have a public event in Queens, and a series of events to follow.
The New York Immigration Coalition will begin the application process with a public event at St. Mary’s Church in Manhattan between 12:00pm and 6:00pm.
OWN the DREAM will hold a news conference in Long Island City and will host a free legal clinic and community forum from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
CAUSA will help process the first DREAM Deferred Actions starting at 8 a.m. at the USCIS office in Portland.
Contact: Erik Sorensen, (503) 488-0263.
One America will have a press conference at Seattle Central Community College at 11 a.m. One America is also hosting four other informational events in Vancouver, Yakima, Tri-city, and Mount Vernon.
Voces de la Frontera will hold a news conference in Madison.