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6/17 Webinar on #SB1070: The Arizona Law & Report on Civil Rights Legal Challenge

June 4, 2010

You are invited to a webinar on

S.B. 1070: The Arizona Law and Report on Civil Rights Legal Challenge

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Time: 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Eastern,  1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Central, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Mountain, 11:00 AM –  11:45 AM Pacific

Please join us for a webinar on S.B. 1070 featuring the lead lawyers from the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, NILC and MALDEF that have brought a class action lawsuit challenging the Arizona law.

The webinar will explain the main provisions of Arizona’s new law requiring police to demand papers from those they suspect are not authorized to be in the U.S. and describe the class action lawsuit, Friendly House et al. v. Whiting, that challenges the law.  The lawsuit is filed by a coalition of civil rights groups that also includes the NAACP, Asian Pacific Legal Center (APALC), and National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON).

This webinar is sponsored by Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) and co-sponsors:

  • ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project
  • the National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
  • American Immigration Council (AIC)
  • Detention Watch Network (DWN)
  • Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) and
  • the National Immigration Project of the NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD (NIPNLG)

Space is limited: Reserve your Webinar seat now!

REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE

One Comment leave one →
  1. Benito permalink
    June 4, 2010 5:47 pm

    I hope that every American, regardless of where he lives, will stop and examine his conscience about this and other related incidents. This Nation was founded by men of many nations and backgrounds. It was founded on the principle that all men are created equal, and that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened. All of us ought to have the right to be treated as he would wish to be treated, as one would wish his children to be treated, but this is not the case.

    I know the proponents of this law say that the majority approves of this law, but the majority is not always right. Would women or non-whites have the vote if we listen to the majority of the day, would the non-whites have equal rights (and equal access to churches, housing, restaurants, hotels, retail stores, schools, colleges and yes water fountains) if we listen to the majority of the day? We all know the answer, a resounding, NO!

    Today we are committed to a worldwide struggle to promote and protect the rights of all who wish to be free. In a time of domestic crisis men of good will and generosity should be able to unite regardless of party or politics and do what is right, not what is just popular with the majority. Some men comprehend discrimination by never have experiencing it in their lives, but the majority will only understand after it happens to them.

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