OVERVIEW: Mission Asset Fund announced it will provide scholarships to DACA recipients to pay for DACA renewals by the October 5 deadline. Between now and the October 5 deadline, MAF is providing DACA recipients with scholarships of $495 to renew their DACA permit. As of 9/26/17, we have $3,000,000 in the DACA Renewal Fund to provide […]
Thanks to La Prensa de Minnesota for featuring our Citizenship Classes in their news. See the post here. The current class session will go until August 26th. If you have questions or want to get involved, contact Rico at: RicoD@pillsburyunited.org or 612-840-2020.
A statement on behalf of the Central Committee (ISAIAH, Mesa Latina, Navigate MN, SEIU Local 26, Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee & Our Revolution Twin Cities) working for immigrant rights in Minnesota: June 2nd, 2017 Dear community and allies, Since announcing our call to boycott the Humphrey Mondale dinner on May 26th, 2017 we have received tremendous support […]
On Wednesday, April 12th, leaders from Mesa Latina – Albert Lea met with Mayor Vern Rasmussen and other City administrators to begin the conversation of passing a separation ordinance (similar to other Sanctuary Cities) to further protect the immigrant population in Albert Lea. During the meeting, City officials confirmed their commitment to ensure that Albert Lea […]
This past Monday, March 6th, the Senate voted down the REAL ID bill that contained anti-rulemaking provisions, which would’ve restricted a path toward restoring access to a driver’s license for all regardless of immigration status. This happened thanks to so many community members across the state who put pressure on their Senators to unify against […]
Yesterday morning, February 7th, ISAIAH and Mesa Latina received calls from community members about unmarked vehicles targeting and pulling over work vans in the Summit Park and Parkway Estates apartment complexes in Burnsville and Cedar Knolls mobile home park in Apple Valley. The vehicles presumably belonged to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Many Latino families, […]
Check out Video # 3 from our Did You Know? series & PLEDGE TO VOTE this November 8th.
In Minnesota, you can register to vote on the DAY OF elections. Make sure you bring the proper identification or verification. Watch the video to make sure you’re prepared to show up and make your voice heard!
Vote Early (Absentee voting) Don’t want to wait in a line at your polling place on Election Day? Vote early! All voters in Minnesota may now choose to vote before Election Day by absentee ballot without providing a reason. You can vote by mail, or you can vote early in-person, starting 46 days before each […]
We’re not just working to increase the number of voters at the polls this election cycle. We’re also working to inform community members on where candidates stand on issues that are important to us. Introducing Voting Guides for Districts 27A and 24B, two geographic areas that are home to some of our state’s largest Latino […]