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TED Talk: What it’s like to be the child of immigrants

View in Browser TODAY’S TED TALK What it’s like to be the child of immigrants 08:01 minutes · TED Residency Michael Rain is on a mission to tell the stories of first-generation immigrants, who have strong ties both to the

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Give Liberty a Hand ticket discounts for MIRA Members

View in Browser Dear MIRA Members, We sent out an invitation last week, but I wanted to reach out to you especially to make sure you’ll join us at Give Liberty A Hand, our annual fundraising gala, June 7 at the Fairmont Copley

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Know Your Rights Information

The following documents include information on your rights and support agencies to contact for help, when facing an immigration issue. Click on each link to be able to open and download the PDF files: _PACKET OF AILA ICE VISITS (Home,

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Take Action for a Pro-Immigrant State Budget

Take action for a pro-immigrant state budget! Help us fight anti-immigrant proposals & build support for citizenship programs Dear MIRA Members and Allies, Next week, the state House of Representatives will debate the budget for fiscal year 2018, including both pro-

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Know and Defend Your Rights Workshop

As part of its educational and organizing campaign  ‘Know and Defend Your Rights’  Centro Presente continues implementing activities to educate the Immigrant Community about its Rights in the Age of Trump. Today: Wednesday, February 22nd at 10:00 a.m. Know and

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New Location for MIRA Open House

Due to the overwhelming response, MIRA has decided to move the Open House event on February 16 to a larger space. Thursday’s volunteer Open House will now be held inside the Parish Hall at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church at 15 Newbury St, Boston, MA

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2018 Diversity Visa Lottery Open

Seeking a green card? Online registration for the State Department’s 2018 Diversity Visa Lottery program also known as the “green card lottery,” begins October 4, 2016 at 12 noon Eastern Time and ends on Monday, November 7, 2016 at noon Eastern Time.

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DACA Update

From our friends at The Immigrant Legal Resource Center: USCIS has announced that some requests for renewal of Deferred Action for Childhood Considerations (DACA) filed between February 14, 2016 and May 16, 2016 are delayed because of technical difficulties and may

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ITIN Federal Policy Updates

Renew Your ITIN Starting Oct 1st! Do you or your clients have an ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number)? Many people who are ineligible for Social Security Numbers pay taxes (and receive tax credits) by filing tax returns with an ITIN.

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Successful Prosecution of Immigration Scam

On September 21, Attorney General Maura Healey announced a decision in Suffolk Superior Court in which a Waltham man was ordered to pay $155,760 in restitution, civil penalties, and attorney fees for the unauthorized practice or immigration law. The man,

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