Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE: Centro Presente Launches Informative Campaign and Continues Its Efforts to Educate Immigrant Community About Its Rights

Media Contact
Patricia Montes, Centro Presente 617 483 2937

Boston, MA- Within the context of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) increased emphasis on deporting families and children who arrived in this country fleeing violence and societal instability in Central America, Centro Presente is redoubling its on-going efforts to educate the community about the rights of immigrants and the reasons why people are coming to the U.S. undocumented. As part of this increased effort Centro Presente is hosting two forums in January.

PRESS ADVISORY: VIGIL IN SOLIDARITY WITH IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY

Media Contact
Patricia Montes, Centro Presente 617 483 2937

WHEN: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Steps of the Massachusetts State House

Boston, MA- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is reportedly planning a nationwide surge in raids starting this month aimed at deporting adults and children who have already been ordered removed by an immigration judge.

PRESS RELEASE: One Year After the Crisis of Unaccompanied Minors, Centro Presente Seeks to Pass a Local Resolution in Support of Immigrant Children and their Families.

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One Year After the Crisis of Unaccompanied Minors, Centro Presente Seeks to Pass a Local Resolution in Support of Immigrant Children and their Families. 

Media Contact
Patricia Montes, Centro Presente (617) 959 3108  

Boston, MA- One year after the crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexico-U.S. border, Centro Presente seeks to pass a local resolution in Boston in support of immigrant children and their families.

PRESS RELEASE Recent study made by the City of Boston shows that the Boston police and fire departments are the least racially diverse major city agencies in Boston.

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Recent study made by the City of Boston shows that the Boston police and fire departments are the least racially diverse major city agencies in Boston.  

Boston, MA. The Boston police and fire departments are the least racially diverse major city agencies and must be a focus in the push to make City Hall look more like the residents it serves, according to a report by Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration.

Immigrant Communities to Obama, Congress and Senate: Do Not Take Our Vote for Granted

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Immigrant Communities to Obama, Congress and Senate: 

Do Not Take Our Vote for Granted 

Boston Council to Host Hearing on City's Warrantless Detentions on Behalf of ICE, Community Groups Call for End to Unconstitutional "ICE detainers"

PRESS ADVISORY

 

Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, 202-746-2099

PRESS RELEASE: After 27 years in Cambridge and 6 years in Somerville Centro Presente moves to East Boston.

PRESS RELEASE

Media Contact:
Patricia Montes, Centro Presente, 617 959 3108

After 27 years in Cambridge and 6 years in Somerville
Centro Presente moves to East Boston.

PRESS ADVISORY: On 2 Year Anniv. of SComm in Massachusetts, Groups to Rally at Statehouse for End to Deportation Program & Passage of State Trust Act

PRESS ADVISORY
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Local contact: Patricia Montes, Centro Presente, 617-959-3108
National contact: Salvador Sarmiento, NDLON, 202-746-2099
 
On 2 Year Anniv. of SComm in Massachusetts, Groups to Rally at Statehouse
for End to Deportation Program & Passage of State Trust Act
 
State bill pending in Senate Ways & Means Committee
would limit local application of ICE immigrant holds
 
What: Rally to End Scomm in Mass
When: Thurs, May 15, 11:00AM

PRESS ADVISORY: Immigrant Activists Applaud Passage of MA TRUST ACT out of Public Safety Committee & Announce Next Steps

Media Contacts: 
Patricia Montes, Centro Presente (617) 959 3108 
Jesse Jaeger, UU Mass Action (617) 257 1278

PRESS ADVISORY: Immigrant Activists Visit the State House to Advocate for the MA TRUST ACT

Media Contacts:
Patricia Montes, Centro Presente (617) 959 3108
Jesse Jaeger, UU Mass Action (617) 257 1278
WHAT: Lobby Day to support the MA TRUST ACT
WHEN: Wednesday, January 29th at 1:00 p.m. 
WHERE: The Massachusetts State House