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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 [...]

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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” [...]

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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, [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair February 11, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>>. Our next ZOOM meeting is this coming MONDAY, Feb 14th at 7:15PM.  Our guest speaker from the Needham Community Council will join us at 7:30.  After the Q&A we will spend some time discussing our current financial situation.  We really need your input. The Zoom address for the meeting is: Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84588120416?pwd=R0w1Qmx2RTgyL1ViMXJWRHFoUVZLdz09BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS>> On 2/1/22, President Biden directed the Secretary of State [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair January 21, 2022

 TASK FORCE INFORMATION:>> If you have a suggestion for a guest speaker at one of our upcoming meetings, please send me his/her information.  >> If you would like to help the Metrowest Legal Services by researching country conditions for asylum seekers, please contact me.  A training session will be scheduled.  You need not be an [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair January 14, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION: >> For those of you who missed the Jan 10th meeting, that included a very informative presentation by staff attorneys Alissa Weinberger and Katherine Reynolds from the MetroWest Legal Services office in Framingham, the recording can be found athttps://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/U5LhTY2btWRhnGPFjIygEMnPlv4QmOs7BsuRfftZNTGMsP2a0x1QRF9BnmKvO2nQ.2bh2ykcyzPUOOSsT       Access Passcode: 87@k4PVk I asked Alissa how our Task Force could help [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair January 7, 2022

TASK FORCE INFORMATION: >>. THE ZOOM ADDRESS FOR MONDAY’S MEETING AT 7:15PM IShttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/85482541917?pwd=d1lpN1Z5MHBWV0prQ3I3SFVWVjlVQT09Our guest speaker will be Attorney Alissa Weinberger, from the Metrowest Legal Services who will discuss how we could be of service to their office.   >> Part 2 of the backgrounders, from the Congressional Research Service entitled, “US Customs and Border Protection’s Powers and Limitations: A Primer” can be [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair December 31, 2021

TASK FORCE INFORMATION: >> Our next meeting will be held via Zoom on January 10, starting at 7:15pm.  Zoom invitation to be sent next week.  At 7:30 we will be joined by Alissa Weinberger, a staff attorney from MetroWest Legal Services, who has provided direct representation to clients focusing on humanitarian-based forms of immigration relief such as Asylum, family issues, naturalization and removal defense.  She will [...]

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Newsletter From the Chair December 23, 2021

TASK FORCE INFORMATION: Our next meeting via zoom will be held on Monday, January 10, 2022.  We will be joined by Metro West Legal Services for a discussion of how you can help that organization. AFGHAN EVACUEE INFORMATION: (I am attaching the full article rather than a summary and then a source)IINE  Reports Mass. Refugee Resettlement Agencies, the nonprofits tasked by the federal government with welcoming and resettling [...]

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