MA Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 - The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) held a public forum hosted by the Holyoke Health Center at The Cubit on 164 Race St. in Holyoke.
Sarang Sekhavat, the Federal Policy Director of MIRA, facilitated a community discussion about the impacts and potential responses to the proposed changes to the federal immigration ruling called "Public Charge."
Representatives from community agencies, surrounding hospitals, local public schools, advocacy groups, and community health centers attended the meeting to discuss the proposed changes.
For more information about the challenges present by the Public Charge policy, visit miracoalition.org