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Immigrant Rights Convention

By March 29, 2006 No Comments

The Korean American Resource and Cultural Center and forty Korean American community members stood before the Korean flag at the “Our Families, America’s Future:” Immigrant Justice Convention in support of comprehensive immigration reform. Organized by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, the November 19th event brought together elected officials, labor unions, religious leaders, and community organizations to call for a workable solution to the broken immigration system.Participants listened to testimonies from immigrants across Illinois asking for a more fair, just, and humane immigration system for their families. Il Kwa Nori, the Chicago-based Korean American cultural troupe, also performed for the crowd of over 4000 people.