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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 […]

El Pueblo is Looking for a Contract Graphic Designer!

View of crowd from main stage.

El Pueblo is searching for a contract graphic designer to help design ads, t-shirt art, festival programs and online materials for La Fiesta del Pueblo, the Triangle’s largest and longest running Latinx festival.  The graphic designer will work primarily with El Pueblo’s Communications Coordinator and Development Coordinator, and must be able to meet deadlines and […]

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