UPDATE: Record Numbers Turn out for CAUSA's Immigrant Day of Action
This past Saturday, over 450 Latinos, immigrants and advocates gathered in Salem, Oregon to attend CAUSA Oregon's immigrant day of Action - the highest attendance in the 12 years CAUSA has hosted the event. This record turnout sends a message to the White House and to Congress about the public support for comprehensive immigration reform.
Community members from as far away as Florida gathered to discuss important issues facing the immigrant community, such as: prospects for passing Just and Humane immigration reform, the impact of Oregon's stricter Driver's License rules, immigrant advocacy efforts at the local, state and federal level and know your rights information. Click here to view a photo slideshow from the event.
Last Saturday's event also helped CAUSA gear up their push to turn out 10,000 people to the May 1st events this year.