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Northern Nevada Law Enforcement Agencies Partner with Local Community Leaders to Discuss Immigration & Refugee Reform

Post Date:09/22/2017 8:18 AM
On Wednesday, September 27, 2017 executives with Northern Nevada Law Enforcement agencies will join Reno City Councilman Oscar Delgado, and Assemblyman Edgar Flores, to discuss in an open community forum, immigration issues facing our community.  The purpose of this forum is to bring the community together to discuss topics related to immigration and refugee reform in our community.  This event was organized by Dr. Cesar Minera, Pastor for Palabra de Vida Church, and Dr. Carina Black, director of the Northern Nevada International Center.  
 
Attendees will be educated on how immigrants and refugees can obtain Nevada driver authorization cards, information on the City of Reno’s Welcoming City initiative, and the rights and responsibilities of immigrants.  There will also be discussions on how immigrants and refugees can report crimes as well as crime prevention strategies.   
 
The event will be held at the Palabra de Vida Church located at 2375 South Virginia Street, with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the discussions beginning at 7:00 p.m. Child care will be provided for those in our community who plan on attending with their children.
 
Local law enforcement agencies who will be participating in the forum include the Reno Police Department, Sparks Police Department, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, University of Nevada Reno Police Department, and the Washoe County School Police.
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