Latinos Unidos en Massachusetts (LUMA), announced it will have an informational panel on Jan. 5 regarding what to expect for immigrants’ rights in 2017.
LUMA is a nonprofit organization based in Everett that has advocated for immigrants’ rights since 2002. Director Lucy Pineda said that due to phone calls, questions and concerns from many in the community, they have call for the panel to discuss what is going to happen, what isn’t going to happen and what might happen in 2017 with the new administration in Washington, D.C.
Everett, Somerville and Revere authorities, business owners, residents, immigration lawyers and human rights leaders’ advocates in the community have all been invited to participate. Additionally, LUMA will have elected City officials, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Police Chief Steven Mazzie, and State Reps. Sal DiDomenico and Joe McGonagle.
Human Rights advocate Patricia Sobalvarro, of ALPHA, will be the moderator.
The panel will be on Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea St. Everett.