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Newsletter From the Chair September 25, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>> Our next meeting via Zoom will be held on Monday evening, October 10th at 7:30PM.  A Zoom invitation will be sent during the week of October 3d.>>       As most of you are aware, the petition to override the Work and Family Mobility (Driver’s License)  Act by placing a referendum on the ballot was approved by the Attorney General.  However the Question 4 explanation  was [...]

By | September 26th, 2022|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter From the Chair September 25, 2022

Newsletter From the Chair September 2, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>> URGENT NEED:  I received a request from a husband and wife, both 35 years old,  who are from Ukraine.  They are living in Needham with an American family, but are seeking help finding housing.  Can someone volunteer to contact soloveimav@gmail.com  to learn the facts as to what status and when they entered the US; if they contacted any agency, like IINE; whether either the [...]

By | September 13th, 2022|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter From the Chair September 2, 2022

Newsletter From the Chair July 1, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>> A couple of months ago a friend sent me a poem by Warsan Shire entitled HOME.  It is quite moving.  I have attached a copy.NATIONAL NEWS:>> Rollcall has published an informative article concerning DACA as the program is approaching its 10th anniversary.  Still no resolution. SEE: https://rollcall.com/2022/06/14/future-of-daca-program-remains-uncertain-a-decade-after-it-began/?utm_ Recent Supreme Court decisions of interest:>>CNN reports on a June 13th Supreme Court decision that makes it more difficult to challenge immigration policies in [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair June 8, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>>. Our last meeting of the year will be held Monday evening, June 13 at 7:30PM.  We will hold the election for the coming year and discuss plans for the summer. The ZOOM invitation is as follows:   Topic: NAIJTF Monthly Meeting                        Time: Jun 13, 2022 07:30 PM   Join Zoom [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair June 1, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION: >> Our next meeting will be held on Zoom on Monday, June 13th at 7:30PM.  A Report from the Nominating Committee will be presented, followed by an election of Officers for the coming year.>> Request for help:  Diego’s office needs volunteers to assist immigrants in accompanying them to appointments; to help pack food [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair May 2, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>> The April 11 meeting was recorded.  To access:  https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/jttCSkUOx4wd2PTtlxfsXa93J3bYFNkWFMJH-W0-2uLn3STC_HYCIEdPXPlVGDnB.BwoNFN9ZIlnYW2Z5       REQUIRED Access Passcode: %kY=1wf&>> Eleanor Shore sent me the following: “ If one Googles “Resettlement of Ukrainian Refugees” one is directed immediately to “How you can help Ukrainian refugees right now.”  The bottom line is that they need money, and that’s something our group can do now.  The only question is whether we give [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair April 18, 2022

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday.TASK FORCE INFORMATION:            >> IMMEDIATE RESPONSE REQUESTED. On April 30 and May 1, the Knights of Columbus is hosting a two day marathon to package 100,000 meals for Haiti.  This is an activity we should get involved with.  Please let me know asap if you would be interested in working a two hour shift [...]

By | April 18th, 2022|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter From the Chair April 18, 2022

Newsletter From the Chair April 4, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:         THIS IS MUST READING.  Local attorney faces $240,000.00 penalty for defrauding Brazilian immigrants, putting them at deportation risk.  If you know anyone in the Brazilian Community, forward this story to them.  SEE:  https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2022/03/31/local-immigration-attorney-faces-first-of-its-kind-penalty-for-defrauding-brazilian-immigrants-putting-them-at-deportation-risk>> Our next ZOOM meeting is Monday, April 11th at 7:30PM.  Volunteers for a Nomination Committee for next year’s officers will be solicited.  If you wish to add any matter to [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair March 14, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>> I try to limit the articles I publish, but I am including an article from AILA entitled, “Brace for Cyberattacks That Take Advantage of the Russian-Ukraine War”.  SEE: https://www.aila.org/practice/management/tips/2022/cyberattacks-russian-ukraine-war?utm_source=Recent%20Postings%20Alert&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=RP%20Daily  >> Minutes from the February 14th meeting are attached.   BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS>> For the latest news as of March 11 from the US Dept of State “Information for Nationals of Ukraine” [...]

By | March 14th, 2022|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter From the Chair March 14, 2022

Newsletter From the Chair March 4, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>> Our next meeting will be held on Zoom on Monday, March14th starting at 7:30. >> I’ll be sending out the minutes from the Feb 14th meeting shortly. >> In case you missed it: the House passed the Work and Family Mobility Act (H.4461/S.2289) last week with 120 Yes and 36 No votes, [...]

By | March 1st, 2022|Task Force|Comments Off on Newsletter From the Chair March 4, 2022