Catholic Charities of Portland hosts Workshop in Spanish
Workshop in Spanish focuses on immigration and domestic violence
March 29, 2011
HERMISTON — A free, public workshop Thursday will provide an introduction to immigration law with a focus on domestic violence and other crimes. The workshop will be in Spanish.
Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services teamed up with the Umatilla-Morrow Education Service District to present the workshop, which will run from 6-8 p.m. at Hilltop Junior/Senior High School, 290 W. Punkin Center Road, in Hermiston.
Presenters will teach the basics of immigration law with a focus on forms of relief available to survivors of domestic violence and other crimes. Topics will include family-based immigration basics, the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, self petitions and the U visa, which give victims of certain crimes temporary legal status and work eligibility in the U.S. for up to four years.
For more information and to register, contact Aceneth Palomares at 541-966-3117 or send email to Aceneth.email@example.com.
— Phil Wright
CLINIC welcomes your thoughts and comments. When leaving comments please stay on topic and be respectful of others. CLINIC reserves the right to remove posted content that is defamatory.