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Newsletter from the Chair – February 7, 2019

Our NEXT MEETING is this coming Monday, Feb 10th, 7:00PM, at the Congregational Church, 1180 Great Plain Ave, Needham.  An agenda, subject to change, is attached below.  (ICYMI:  Based on a policy adopted by the Task Force, I am only using first names when attributing information.  If you wish to contact any of these individuals, contact [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – January 31, 2019

Our NEXT MEETING:  Monday, Feb 10, 7:00PM at the Congregational Church.  We will have a guest speaker discussing the new regulations concerning medical insurance needs for immigrants and the public charge issues.  If you have any item you wish to add to the agenda, please email as soon as possible. Only my Opinion:HuffPost  reports (https://www.huffpost.com/entry/iranians-border-stops-everywhere_n_5e2892f2c5b67d8874abab79?utm) that people of [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – January 24, 2019

TASK FORCE NEWS: OUR NEXT MEETING:  February 10th, 7:00PM, Congregational Church.  If you have any item you wish to have added to the Agenda, please email before Monday, Feb 3d. Minutes from the January 13th meeting are attached below. NEWS OF INTEREST: The Associated Press reports on its visits to immigration courts in 11 different cities in [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – January 17, 2019

TASK FORCE NEWS: Our next meeting will be held on February 10th starting at 7:00PM.  Our featured speaker will be Attorney Katie Condon, from MetroWest Legal Services who will discuss legal and medical needs of immigrant children.  Her presentation will be practical and not theoretical - this is what is happening every day. Donations:  At [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – January 13, 2019

Our NEXT MEETING is 7:15 PM, Monday, January 13th at the Congregational Church, 1180 Great Plain Ave ( across from the Post Office).  Plenty of free parking in the rear of the church.  We have a short agenda (copy attached) LEGAL UPDATE: The Second Circuit denied the government's motion to stay the nationwide preliminary injunction issued by the Southern [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – January 3, 2019

HAPPY 2020! And now some news from the past couple of weeks. Our next meeting will be held on at 7:15PM, Monday, January 13 at the Congregational Church, 1180 Great Plan Ave, Needham.  There is free parking behind the church.  If you have an item you wish to discuss, please contact me as soon as [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – December 20, 2019

Happy holidays to all! The NEXT MEETING of the Task Force will be JANUARY 13, 2020 at 7:00pm (Note change in start time). Matters of Interest New Jersey has passed legislation to allow residents of NJ to obtain DRIVERS LICENSES  regardless of immigration status.  SEE:  https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/nj-passes-bill-letting-those-without-documents-get-licenses/2242871/ As you may be aware, Department of Homeland Security [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – December 6, 2019

News of Interest I am certain the government will appeal this decision, but in the meantime, a great many detainees will benefit. >>. Federal District Court for MA Holds Government Bears Burden of Proof in Justifying Noncitizen’s Detention at INA §236(a) Bond Hearings; requires immigration court to consider alternatives to detention; and to consider affordability [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – November 22, 2019

Please note there will be no FROM THE CHAIR on November 29. Our next meeting will be held on December 9th at 7:15 at the Congregational Church A FAVOR: I would find it very helpful if you have an item you wish to have placed on the Agenda for the 12/9 meeting you send me [...]

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Newsletter from the Chair – November 15, 2019

Our NEXT MEETING will beheld on December 9th at the Congregational Church, 1180 Great Plain Avenue, starting at 7:15pm. There is free parking behind the Church. IN THE COMMUNITY: >>. The Needham DIVERSITY SUMMIT will be held on Saturday, November 16, from 8:30am - 2;30PM at the Pollard Middle School, 200 Harris Ave. The full [...]

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