The deadline to register to vote in the November elections is Monday, October 8th. You can come to the MIRA office to register, or simply go to your local courthouse. If you are already registered to vote, you should double-check that you are registered in the correct precinct – if you have recently moved (even within … Continue reading Your participation in midterm elections is critical
On Thursday, Sept 13, Lenol O. Flowers, a native of Belize, was sworn in as a US citizen in Jackson, Mississippi Federal District Court. Congratulations, Mr. Flowers!
MIRA Legal Project Director Attorney L. Patricia Ice in Jena, Louisiana in front of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) office on August 31 with lawyers Meredith Soniat, Jeremy Jong, MIRA Social Work Student Intern Madeline Casey and Attorney Phoebe Lytle. Patricia Ice Joined the Legal Team at Jena Detention Center from The Jackson Advocate When … Continue reading MIRA Legal Project Responds to Migrant Crisis
Bill Chandler, the Executive Director and a founding member of the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance, is preparing to retire. A lifelong activist, organizer, and tireless advocate for immigrant and worker rights, Bill, now 77, plans to transition out of full-time work. Though he will step down from day-to-day involvement, he will remain an ardent supporter of … Continue reading MIRA Executive Director to retire
Madeline Casey, left, with US District Court Judge Carlton Reeves and Patricia Ice Our fall semester MIRA intern is Madeline Casey, from Pass Christian, Mississippi. She is a senior Social Work and Spanish Major at Mississippi State University. Maddie said she chose to do her internship with MIRA because she, like MIRA, is passionate about … Continue reading Welcome Madeline Casey, MIRA Intern
Saturday, September 29 · 9AM – 12PM · MIRA Office Join us for our third Naturalization Workshop this summer. During this workshop, MIRA Legal Project Director Attorney L. Patricia Ice will help Lawful Permanent Residents complete the N-400 application for Naturalization. A few important details to be aware of: In order to apply for naturalization, you … Continue reading September Naturalization Workshop