LWVMA is committed to supporting the rights of our immigrant neighbors in the Commonwealth. Three crucial pieces of legislation this session are the the Safe Communities Act, the Work and Family Mobility Act, and the Fairness to Farmworkers Act. Learn more about this legislation and how you can make a difference:
Check out our 6/21/2021 Immigrants’ Rights Panel with the ACLU of MA, the Pioneer Valley Workers Center, LWV of Illinois, and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) discussing these bills and more. You can download the event presentation here.
Read the fact sheets on each bill:
Safe Communities Act (H.2418/S.1579)
Work and Family Mobility Act (H.3456/S.2289)
Fairness for Farmworkers Act (H.1979/S.1205)
Read LWVMA’s testimony in support of the Work and Family Mobility Act here.
Prepare to meet with your legislators to discuss these bills with our Agenda for Constituent Meetings.