They Come To America PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 October 2012 06:24
We will show the movie "They Come To American" on Tuesday, October 30 at 7 PM at 115 E. Lincoln Ave. in Goshen. Please plan to attend.
 
Immigration a concern, but not most pressing issue, for Latinos PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 13 October 2012 06:21

Issues related to illegal immigration matter to many Latinos, but they are not their most pressing concern, according to a new survey of the Pew Hispanic Center.

In the study, which also found Latinos more optimistic about the direction of the country than other groups, Latinos rated education, jobs and the economy and healthcare as priorities. That finding is consistent with previous surveys. About a third of Latino registered voters said immigration is “extremely important to them personally,” about the same as the federal budget deficit and taxes, according to the study.

Despite not rating illegal immigration as their top issue, an overwhelming percentage of Latinos polled, 89%, said they approved of President Obama’s recently announced policy allowing some young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children to remain in the country and apply for work permits. The study also found Latinos backing Obama 3 to 1 over Mitt Romney but less certain than other groups about going to the polls in November.

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They Come To America PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 02 October 2012 08:05

check out this website for a great documentary

http://www.theycometoamerica.com/

 
Goshen Immigration Forum PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 08:36

GOSHEN —  Members of the Goshen community will have a new way to learn about important community issues, according to Darin Short.

Short, who acts as consultant to the Community Relations Commission, announced the future of discussions for Goshen in the form of a deliberative poll or community jury, the form still being decided, he said.


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Key part of Arizona immigration law could take effect soon PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 06:50

A central part of Arizona's law cracking down on illegal immigration could take effect shortly, after a federal appeals court Wednesday formally cleared the way for the first enforcement of a controversial provision requiring police to conduct immigration checks on people they stop, question or arrest whom they suspect are in the country illegally.

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