Sepulveda Hosts Immigration Workshop

Assemblyman Sepulveda (front, c) with the evening’s panelists.
Photo by Bob Kappstatter

In light of President Trump’s new executive order to temporarily ban immigrants from six predominantly Muslim countries, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda hosted an immigration workshop on Sunday, March 5 at St. Helena’s Catholic Church. The event featured panelists Miriam Bell-Blair, District Attorney Darcel Clark’s Immigrant Affairs Unit director; the Bangladesh-American Community Council; Surey Miranda-Alarcon, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs east and south Bronx neighborhood organizer; Oscar Asencio, NYC Commission on Human Rights director; Jackson Chin, Latino Justice PRLDEF senior counsel; David Mullins, New York Legal Assistance Group supervising paralegal and BIA-accredited representative and Anthony Alba, Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights attorney.

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