Legislators, the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus, leaders of faith, immigrant allies, and caring Minnesotans gather in solidarity today with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients who entered the United States as minors under the age of 16.
SAINT PAUL, Minn – Several lawmakers from the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus in the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives will respond to the Trump Administration’s plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program Tuesday at 2 p.m.
WHO: The People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus members, including Sen. Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina) and Rep. Carlos Mariani (DFL-Saint Paul).
WHAT: POCI Caucus responds to Trump’s plans to rescind DACA
WHEN: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5
WHERE: Minnesota Capitol Press Conference Room, B971
Senator Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, introduced legislation this week to protect minors from the growing problem of credit fraud.
ST. PAUL, Minn – Minnesota legislators are inviting members of the New American Communities to the state capitol to have their voices heard during an informational listening session to help build mutual understanding.
WHO: Sen. Foung Hawj (DFL-St. Paul) and Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-St. Paul) are co-hosting the event alongside Rep. Ilhan Omar (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Patricia Torres-Ray (DFL-Minneapolis), Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis), Rep. Fue Lee (DFL-Minneapolis) and Sen. Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina).
WHAT: A listening session that is intended to serve as an opportunity for emerging communities to have their voices heard at the Capitol, and for legislators to learn more about these communities.
WHERE: Minnesota Senate Building, Room 1200.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 5 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
We want to begin by saying thank you.
When we left for Grand Rapids last Friday, I think the three of us weren’t quite sure what to expect. We wanted to talk to locals about what they were thinking, how they viewed St. Paul and the issues that were on the top of their minds.