Donate to help us care for detainees left without food or water Hundreds of migrants, mostly Guatemalans and Hondurans, have been passing through Jackson on Greyhound buses, traveling from ICE detention centers in Texas to locations east of the Mississippi River. Most of the adult detainees (who have immigration court hearing dates in the future) … Continue reading MIRA Feeds Hungry Migrants Traveling Through Jackson
Join us on Wednesday, January 30 for a critical action at the Mississippi State Capitol as we support human rights for all! Meet at the MIRA Office (4436 N. State Street, Ste. A-1, Jackson, MS) at 10:00AM for an update and orientation on the legislative session, and to prepare to meet with legislators at the … Continue reading Civic Engagement Day 2019
Saturday, January 26 · 9AM – 12PM · MIRA Office (4436 N. State Street, Ste. A-1, Jackson, MS) Join us for our first Naturalization Workshop of 2019! 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: … Continue reading January Naturalization Workshop
Please join us for the first Advocacy meeting of 2019 – Wednesday, January 16 at 12pm, at the MIRA office (4436 N. State Street, Ste. A-1, Jackson, MS). Lunch will be served as we continue preparation for Civic Engagement Day 2019. In addition to getting ready for Civic Engagement Day, we will be working on … Continue reading January 2019 Advocacy Meeting
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!