The Sarasota/Manatee Farmworker Supporters presents
Immigration Law and Farmworkers:
A community forum for understanding the way recently proposed immigration laws may impact the lives of area farmworkers.The legislation, which passed the House of Representatives, calls for illegal immigrants to be guilty of a federal felony; and a 700 mile fence between Mexico and the United States.
Saturday, February 18
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Join us on February 18, 2006 where a distinguished panel
will discuss how current U.S. Immigration law impacts farmworkers and how new proposed measures might negatively impact their lives. Panelists:
Adriana Cerrillo, community activist
Jay Taylor, President of tomato growers Taylor & Fulton, Inc.
Yraida Contreras, Immigration Counselor Catholic Charities
Moderator: Greg Schell, Esq., Migrant Farmworker Justice Project
Sarasota/Manatee Farmworker Supporters (SMFS) is a not-for-profit,
non-partisan membership organization striving to improve the lives of area
farmworkers through community education efforts and public policy advocacy.
Visit our website at:www.smfws.com.
Contact Alejandro Reyes, (941)746-6151 ext.122 for further information.
Sarasota/Manatee Farmworker Supporters