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Local Elections 2019

Voting is important every year, not just during presidential elections. If you’re not sure who’s running in your local community, check out the following resources for the top three counties with the highest number of registered Latino voters. You can look up your ballot and polling place at the NC Board of Elections and call […]

El Pueblo is hiring!

El Pueblo is looking for a dynamic, forward thinker as a Communications Coordinator! The primary purpose of this job is to elevate and help grow El Pueblo’s story and the narrative of immigrant communities across the state of North Carolina. Candidates would be asked to do this through the use of various media channels, including […]

EL PUEBLO APPLAUDS GOVERNOR’S VETO, URGES LEGISLATORS TO RESPECT IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES

Contacts: Angeline Echeverría | Executive Director | angeline@elpueblo.org, Moises Serrano | Political Director | moises@elpueblo.org Raleigh, NC—El Pueblo applauds Governor Cooper’s veto of HB 370, a bill that would force sheriffs to collaborate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and urges legislators to demonstrate respect for immigrant communities in their debates and actions on public […]

June Legislative Update

The month of May had times of both rapid movement and unnerving calmness. We started the month with marathon days at the North Carolina General Assembly with the approaching crossover deadline of May 9th. Rep. George Cleveland and his allies tried to move HB 135, a sweeping anti-immigrant bill, quickly through two committees in the […]

May Legislative Update

HB 135, the bill that would prohibit community ID’s; remove funding from sanctuary cities/counties; punish UNC institutions that don’t cooperate with ICE; force NC Department of Public Safety to collaborate with ICE; and require e-verify for school contracts moved fairly quickly. It skipped two committees and went straight to Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the […]

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