Immigration Advocacy & Public Policy
The Immigration Advocacy and Public Policy Program focuses on public policy issues surrounding Immigrants Detainees, Entrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers. The program organizes at the grassroots level locally, nationally, and globally. It engages the media, elected officials, ICE , and other entities in its advocacy efforts on behalf of immigrants . It works closely with other ethnic groups and organizations concerned with the unfair treatment of Haitians and all immigrants into the United States.
The program educates the community at large about the current state of immigration via radio; workshops/chitakozes. It organizes know your rights presentations, assists members with completing INS forms; conducts workshops and presentations on immigration matters and citizenship procedures. Additionally, the program holds citizenship classes with an English literacy component for Haitian Creole speakers.
Tuesday, Thursday: 12:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Appointments only
Citizenship Class: Tuesday: 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Jean Mecknic Derisca, Phone: (305) 756-8050 Fax: (305) 756-8150 Email: MDerisca@fanm.org