The big news at the General Assembly is the federal courts have taken away the power of the General Assembly to draw its own legislative districts. The federal courts appointed an attorney in California whose job will be to draw fair and impartial legislative districts that do not disempower minority communities or to give an edge to one political party over another. These n
El Pueblo opposes the decision by the Trump Administration this week to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 2,500 Nicaraguan citizens who have made their lives here in the United States over the past 20 years. This administration continues to put the lives of marginalized communities at risk by forcing individuals underground and away from legal protections and access to safe working conditions. This administration’s energy would be be
The General Assembly has returned to Raleigh in October to deal mainly with legislation on dealing with redrawing district lines for judicial races and to dispose of vetoes by Governor Roy Cooper. No legislation was considered during these legislative that is seen as an opportunity or direct threat to El Pueblo's legislative agenda.
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The General Assembly adjourned on August 31st after being forced to redraw legislative maps that were found to be unconstitutional by the federal courts,
El Pueblo is greatly saddened and disappointed in the President’s choice to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program, a highly successful program that has provided brighter futures for nearly 800,000 children and young adults nationwide. This decision will cause irreparable harm to our communities and to the economy, as our friends, neighbors and coworkers w
El Pueblo continues its legislative advocacy work at the General Assembly in the weeks after the June 30 adjournment mainly as the legislature returned to Raleigh on August 3rd at 10 am to redraw legislative maps as required by federal courts.
We encourage our supporters to participate in non-partisan candidate events that will be held this month to make sure you make informed decisions about the upcoming elections.
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El Pueblo has partnered with Uniting NC so that you can wear your solidarity on your sleeve. Uniting NC is selling t-shirts that say “NC is Home”, with the word “home” written in nine languages so that you can show your support of the immigrant community. When you purchase a t-shirt with the coupon code “elpueblo”, 50% of all proceeds will go to El Pueblo to continue our advocacy efforts.