CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is joining the National Immigrant Justice Center to help connect immigrants with legal resources and help them train for encounters with law enforcement at her Know Your Rights Seminar that will be on Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the Sherman Park Library Branch, located at 5440 S. Racine Ave. in Chicago.

“Due to the Trump administration’s abuse of power, people won’t leave their homes due to fear of being racially profiled and deported, despite being proud Americans. I want people to understand what they are legally able to do if law-enforcement unconstitutionally stops them,” Harper said. “No one should be living in a state of fear of their government illegally deporting them and taking them away from their families.”

Harper is partnering with the National Immigrant Justice Center to provide and update immigrants about their constitutional rights. During the event, representatives from the NJIC will review existing legal options for immigrants to be prepared for potential encounters with law enforcement, as well as develop a safety plan with attendees to further enhance necessary preparations.

Who: State Rep. Sonya Harper
National Justice Immigrant Center

What: Know Your Rights Seminar

When: Saturday, June 11
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Sherman Park Branch
5440 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60609

Rep Sonya HarperRep Sonya Harper

6th District

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