NUESTROS PROYECTOS

Para impactar positivamente el desarrollo económico y la vida social de nuestra comunidad, Mesa Latina está trabajando en las siguientes campañas:

AGENDA LEGISLATIVA

Manténgase al día en la sesión legislativa actual de Minnesota y aprenda más sobre los proyectos de ley que pueden tener un impacto en nuestra comunidad.

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Leaders from across the state gather for Governor Mark Dayton's 2014 State of the State address at the Capitol Apr. 30. The Minnesota National Guard has a ceremonial role in the annual event.

CIUDADES SANTUARIO

Nadie debe vivir con miedo. Aprenda lo que estamos haciendo para asegurar que Minneapolis es una VERDADERA ciudad santuario para todos.

101222-D-7377C-002 - A happy mother embraces her daughter at Baltimore-Washington International Airport Dec. 22, 2010. The daughter arrived to the United States with 260 other military members after months of service abroad. DoD photo by Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Carden

COMPROMISO DEL VOTANTE

Para involucrar de manera efectiva a los latinos en Minnesota para que estén equipados y capacitados para apoyar las plataformas y tomar decisiones sobre asuntos que afectan sus vidas.

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DESARROLLO DE LIDERAZGO

Desarrollar líderes y crear poder colectivo es crucial para para avanzar en el cambio de políticas en nuestras comunidades.

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RESPUESTA RÁPIDA DE LA COMUNIDAD

Estamos trabajando en un plan de respuesta rápida que se implementará cuando haya una necesidad de proteger a nuestros hermanos y hermanas inmigrantes y refugiados.

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CLASES DE CIUDADANÍA

Los participantes deben ser residentes legales permanentes de los Estados Unidos para solicitar la ciudadanía. Si son elegibles, aprenderán acerca de las clases de ciudadanía.

On Thursday, September 23, Grand Canyon National Park in coordination with The Department of Homeland Security, hosted a naturalization ceremony at the Mather Amphitheatre on the South Rim. This is the first time in history that Grand Canyon National Park has hosted such an event.

 Under blue skies and before a breathtaking view, 23 individuals from 12 different countries including, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Australia, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam and Zambia, became naturalized citizens. Many family members and close friends of the candidates came to show their support for this special event. Park employees and visitors also watched on as the candidates stated the Oath of Allegiance, and received their certificates of naturalization. 

Deputy Superintendent Palma Wilson welcomed the candidates and their families.  The Presentation of Colors was done by the Air Force ROTC Honor Guard of Northern Arizona University. John M. Ramirez, Acting District Director for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administered the Oath of Allegiance to America's newest citizens.  A keynote address was given by USCIS Ombudsman January Contreras. Ms. Contreras stated, “Everyday, we welcome new and diverse stories and heritages into the great patchwork of our Nation. United by our devotion to the Constitution and to the civic engagement it inspires, Americans remain committed to the fundamental principles established over two hundred years ago.”

This event is part of USCIS’s annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. An estimated 9,258 candidates will become citizens at 63 special ceremonies held across the country and around the world from Sept. 13-24.

Constitution Day is celebrated on Sept. 17 in remembrance of the signing of the Constitution in 1787. Since 1952, Citizenship Day has been celebrated in conjunction with Constitution Day, although Congress first underscored the signific