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For Immediate Release:
May 16, 2019

Media Contact:
Griselle Marino
[email protected]

Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board to host an Immigration Forum


MIAMI – The Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board (HAAB) under the Office of Community Advocacy will hold a forum focusing on the changes in immigration policies and potential effects on Miami-Dade County, lawful permanent residency, and the 2020 Census. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 22 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the lobby of the City of Doral Government Center,

The forum will consist of the following panelists:

  • Juan Perez, Director, Miami-Dade County Police Department
  • Mara Apostol, Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Miami-Dade Public Defender
  • Michelle Ortiz, Esq., Deputy Director, Americans for Immigrant Justice
  • Vanessa Joseph, Staff Attorney, Catholic Legal Services, Archdiocese of Miami, Inc.
  • Jonathan Fried, Executive Director, WeCount!
  • Karamat Qayum, Esq., Immigration Attorney, Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board
  • This forum is open to the public and there is no cost to attend. For more information, please contact Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board Director Natalie Milian at 305-375-5098.

The Office of Community Advocacy is charged with making Miami-Dade County "One Community" that embraces our diverse and unique population. Follow @AdvocacyMDC onYouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Follow @MiamiDadeHAAB on Facebook and Twitter.

Who: Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board, Office of Community Advocacy

What:Monthly Public Board Meeting

When: May 22, 2019, 6: p.m.- 8: p.m.

Where:Lobby of the City of Doral Government Center, 8401 NW 53rd Terrace, Doral, FL 33166


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