Uncategorized

3pm briefing addressing impact of SCOTUS decision on Arizona SB1070 in N.C.

With the U.S. Supreme Court “split decision” today over Arizona SB 1070, We Are NC, an alliance of organizations and individuals working on immigration issues in North Carolina, will be holding a press briefing to address the impact of the SCOTUS decision on N.C. The Supreme Court struck down three provisions of the controversial Arizona law. They indicated that the fourth, dealing with how local law enforcement checks immigration status, could face further legal challenges.

WHAT: We Are NC telephonic press briefing for all media
WHO: We Are NC, with guests Jess George (Latin American Coalition), Alvaro Huerta (National Immigration Law Center), Raul Pinto (ACLU of NC), Angelica Velazquillo (an undocumented activist from North Carolina), and George Reed (NC Council of Churches).
WHEN: Monday, June 25, 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Dial-in Number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 969745

[…]
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
we.are.nc.online@gmail.com, 919-926-8459.

The SCOTUS opinion is available here.

We Are NC is also involved in planning a vigil response later tonight

Check Also

Rick Glazier: NCGA’s “never mind” budget lacking — fails, hurts North Carolina

Rick Glazier, Executive director of the North Carolina ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

A top advisor to Gov. Roy Cooper allegedly told a Duke Energy lobbyist that Cooper, not Secretary of [...]

A state Earned Income Tax Credit is a common-sense solution to address North Carolina’s poverty-rela [...]

DEQ cites Greensboro and Reidsville for illegal discharges of 1,4-Dioxane into Haw River and its tri [...]

Last week, education policymakers, researchers, foundations and corporate executives gathered for a [...]

Organization does good work to promote reproductive freedom, but it should disclose and disavow its [...]

Tuesday’s inevitable announcement of a delay in North Carolina’s Medicaid transformation is an unqua [...]

Republican legislative majorities took yet another stab at enacting new congressional districts last [...]

The post A real turkey… appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]