Immigration experts to speak today, Saturday

By The Tri-City HeraldApril 11, 2013 

An immigration debate information seminar called "Paths to Equality" is planned from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Columbia Basin College, 2600 N. 20th Ave., Pasco.

The event is in the Center for Career & Technical Education Building, rooms 203-203A.

Rosalinda Guillen, executive director of Community to Community Development in Bellingham, and Maru Mora-Villalpando of Latino Advocacy are scheduled to speak.They work together on the Dignity Campaign, a national organization focused on immigration reform and human rights.

"Their multi-lingual presentation will focus on the details being discussed in the latest proposals for comprehensive immigration reform in Washington, D.C., and their likely impact on the people of this state," a news release said.

Guillen and Mora-Villalpando also will be speaking to the Tri-City Democrats at 7 p.m. todayat the Laborers Local 348, 2505 Duportail St., in Richland.

A potluck dinner starts at 6 p.m., presentation at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Ralph Crowl at 783-8743.

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