Immigration Spotlight – July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Join LACC for Immigration Spotlight and meet two of our new friends from the lobbying trip to DC.
Daniella Burgi-Palomino is the Co-director of the Latin America Working Group (LAWG) since 2019 where she spearheads transnational advocacy and campaigns related to human rights in Mexico and Central America, migrant rights, and border issues. LAWG and the Latin America Working Group Education Fund (LAWGEF) mobilize concerned citizens, organizations, and networks to call for just U.S. policies towards Latin America and the Caribbean. LAWG works closely with civil society.. partners in Latin America to amplify their human rights campaigns and with over fifty U.S. based organizations that form a part of the LAWG coalition.
Yael Schacher is the deputy director for the Americas and Europe at Refugees International. Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance, human rights, and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises.
Also updates from the border.
The Latin America Caribbean Committee’s Immigration Spotlight is a bi-monthly opportunity to explore emerging issues and challenges regarding immigration, featuring people working for immigration justice.
You may browse recordings of past Immigration Spotlights here.
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