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Huge step forward for the movement to keep families united

Huge step forward for the movement to keep families united as the California State Assembly passing the “Trust Act” this morning which would limit local police agencies cooperation with federal immigration authorities. We want to recognize and thank the Contra … Continue reading

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CBC Leaders join Bakersfield Action

Over 75 leaders travel to Bakersfield sat 11. We are continuously praying for our families and for an immigration reform  .

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Modesto Bee

  Stanislaus County immigrants advised of scams, legal guidance By Rosalio Ahumadarahumada@modbee.com last updated: September 01, 2012 10:47:37 PM Community advocates in Stanislaus County and even the state attorney general are warning residents to be wary of opportunists looking for … Continue reading

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Get Out To Vote needs volunteers!!!

Need volunteering hours? Want to help out your community? Well, Congregations Building Community has a great opportunity for you! We need people to come in and help out in our phone bank, calling people and asking them to go out … Continue reading

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Deferred Action Forums!!

A successful 50 people showed up to the DAD forum on Saturday at Sacred Heart in Patterson! Great job team, lets get the word out there and help each other out!

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Modesto Bee!!!

The Modesto Bee did a piece on The Dream Act Coalition of Stanislaus County, in the article one of our own Homero Mejia along with Yamilet Valladolid, who runs El Concilio, are featured talking about the processes and the hope that … Continue reading

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Deferred Action Forums

Our Deferred Action forums! Below are pictures of the 350 people turn out we had at Hanshaw Middle School in Modesto!                               Below are pictures of … Continue reading

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Deferred Action Forms

The Deferred Action forms were released! There is a new form created just for this process, called an I-821D, along with a special worksheet for the employment authorization application (The I-765WS). The EAD application (the I-765) appears to have been … Continue reading

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SB 1456 Passess Assembly Appropriations Committee!

This important vistory that passed in Assembly Appropriations Committe is one step closer for  improving the college completion statistic for many students. Completion of a higher education is an economic imperative for the state of California Specifically, SB 1456 will: … Continue reading

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Dream Act Deferred (DAD)

Our efforts conjoined with the Dream Act Deferred (DAD) coalition –which consist of El Concilio, CBC, The Latino Community Roundtable, Modesto Peace Life Center, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Stanislaus County, and Central Valley Democratic Club, to name a few- have united … Continue reading

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