July Naturalization Workshop


Saturday, July 28 · 9AM – 12PM · MIRA Office Join us for our second 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 July Naturalization Workshop

June Naturalization Workshop


Saturday, June 23 · 9AM – 12PM · MIRA Office Join us for our first 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 June Naturalization Workshop

Naturalization + Voter Registration = New Political Power


In Mississippi and across the country, immigrants are always on the defensive, politically speaking – constantly resisting racist candidates and xenophobic legislation. MIRA is launching a longterm effort to build political power through the ballot box: helping people apply for citizenship so that they can become registered voters is a proven and historic strategy for … Continue reading Naturalization + Voter Registration = New Political Power

MIRA Organizer Melinda Medina speaks as part of Poor People’s Campaign rally in Jackson, MS


Speech that Melinda Medina, MIRA Organizer, delivered to the participants of a Poor People’s Campaign rally at the Mississippi State Capitol on May 21, 2018. Learn more about the goals and history of the Poor People’s Campaign here. A single mother from a distant land struggles to feed her child. Where she is from there … Continue reading MIRA Organizer Melinda Medina speaks as part of Poor People’s Campaign rally in Jackson, MS