Aug 24 benefit for immigrant rights and legal help

WHAT: Immigrant Stories and Songs, a Benefit for an immigration legal clinic in Rockford
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7 pm
WHERE: JustGoods fair trade store, 201 Seventh Street, Rockford

Free will offering, open to the public. Rockford Urban Ministries is hosting a benefit for Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON) on Thursday, August 24, 7:00 p.m., at the JustGoods Listening Room, 201 Seventh St (use west door off parking lot).

JFON is a network of free immigration legal clinics that are staffed by qualified attorneys and serve those who could not otherwise afford legal counsel on immigration matters.

On Aug. 24, musician Ron Holm, Emilio Salinas, and the band Trinadora & Company will share special Latin songs as well as local immigrants who will join him on the stage.

We will have a report on the latest immigration law from JFON attorneys and an update on the local services offered, as well as a review of some of the important immigration news.
If you cannot attend, send a donation c/o RUM 201 Seventh St., Rockford 61104 – make check out to JFON.

Volunteers are welcome as well, please send info if you want to volunteer helping welcome immigrants.