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Immigration Forum Set for Jan. 27

The event is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Northfield-Cannon Falls.

A public forum featuring a community-led panel discussion on immigration is set for Jan. 27 in Northfield.

The discussion will center on Minnesota's current immigration laws and what they mean for Northfield area students, families and employers.

The event is sponsored by the Carleton College Humanities Center, Growing Up Healthy, League of Women Voters of Northfield-Cannon Falls, and Northfield Human Rights Commission in cooperation with Northfield TORCH Program.

The event will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at Carleton College's Weitz Center for Creativity, 320 Third St.

The full press release is below:

All are invited to a Public Information Forum on Immigration 101:  a community led panel discussion about Minnesota's current immigration laws and what they mean for Northfield area students, families and employers. 

Date: Monday, January 27, 2014, 7 - 8:30pm.

Location: Weitz Center for Creativity, Cinema (College Street and 2nd Street East, Northfield).

Expert panel presentations on current and anticipated laws, followed by audience questions and discussion. A reception with light refreshments will follow courtesy of the League of Women Voters of Northfield and Cannon Falls.

Free Admission. All are welcome! (Childcare available on site: to pre-register for childcare email vraney@stolaf.edu.)  Audio headsets providing simulcast Spanish language translation of the program will be available on-site.

Sponsored by: The Carleton College Humanities Center, Growing Up Healthy, The League of Women Voters of Northfield - Cannon Falls, and Northfield Human Rights Commission in cooperation with  Northfield TORCH Program (which is Tackling Obstacles Raising College Hopes for Students in the Northfield School District).

For more information contact: Suzienakasian@gmail.com. TORCH Advisory Committee, or Chloe Vraney vraney@stolaf.edu.  

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