League of Women Voters studies Immigration 101

From staff reports

On Tuesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. at the Leelanau County Government Center Lower Level Community Room the League of Women Voters Leelanau County will hold part one of a community conversation on immigration entitled “Immigration 101: How It Works and How It Doesn’t.”

Three panelists will be featured. Marcelo Betti is an attorney practicing immigration law at the law firm of Rosi & Gardner. He is also a staff attorney at the Traverse City office of Justice for Our Neighbors, a nonprofit and ministry of the Central Methodist Church that provides free immigration legal services to low-income individuals. Andy Fles is the vineyard manager for Shady Lane Cellars and knows firsthand the challenges faced by agricultural employers in finding skilled workers as well as the challenges faced by those workers living in our community. Marshall Collins, Jr.  is co-chair of the NW Michigan chapter of Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust established in 2016 and one of 10 ALPACT chapters in Michigan.

This Forum is open to the public. For more information on the LWVLC call 231-271-0072, visit LWVLeelanau.org or follow LWVLC on Facebook at League of Women Voters Leelanau County.