Posted on February 16, 2010 in Press Releases
Congressional Representatives, Federal and
Arab American Leaders to Attend
WASHINGTON – February 16, 2010 – The Arab American Institute (AAI) and partnering organizations in New York City will host a town hall meeting on Immigration, Civil Liberties, and National Security on Wednesday, February 17 at Widdi Hall in Brooklyn, New York.
This forum will be an opportunity for elected officials, policymakers, and Arab American community leaders to discuss ongoing topics in the immigration debate and priorities for comprehensive immigration reform, including NSEERS, enforcement, racial profiling, and civil liberties protections and national security.
This event is co-sponsored by: The Arab American Association of New
York (AAANY), The Arab Muslim American
Federation (AMAF), The American Mideast
Leadership Network (AMLN), Arab American
Family Support Center (AAFSC), The Salaam Club
of New York, Network of Arab American Professionals (NAAP-New
York), and the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee of New York (ADCNY)
Town Hall Forum on Immigration Reform, Civil Liberties, and National Security
Widdi Hall-5602 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11220
Invitations have been extended to congressional representatives, state and local officials, and Arab American leaders. Confirmed speakers include:
U.S. Representative Yvette Clarke
11th Congressional District, New York
Immigrant Affairs Commissioner at the New York City Mayor’s Office
Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition
District Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
New York City USCIS Community Liaison Officer
James Zogby, moderator
President, Arab American Institute
For more information, please contact Omar Baddar at (202) 441-9632 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Arab American Institute
Founded in 1985, the Arab American Institute (AAI) is a nonprofit organization committed to the civic and political empowerment of Americans of Arab descent. AAI provides policy, research and public affairs services to support a broad range of community activities. For more information on AAI, please visit www.aaiusa.org or call 202-429-9210.
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