SAALT Chicago Townhall: The Future of South Asians in the U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Join us to learn about how we can all build The Future for South Asians in the U.S. on Saturday, October 6th in Niles, Illinois. South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) will be partnering with Chicagoland community organizations to host this critical forum addressing the impact of immigration policy in the U.S. on the South Asian community.

This exciting Town Hall will include:
  • A Resource Fair, featuring local South Asian community organizations.
  • A panel discussion on several key local and national policies that impact South Asian Americans

 

The Resource Fair will allow community members to connect with local organizations serving and working with South Asian American communities. Indo-American CenterSouth Asian Americans Policy and Research Institute (SAAPRI)Hamdard CenterApna Ghar, the Council on American Islamic Relations – Chicago (CAIR-Chicago), and more local organizations will be available to answer your questions aboutimmigration, health care, public benefits, and DACA.
There will also be a panel discussion with local advocates for the South Asian community, sharing how current national and state-level policies affect our communities, H4 visa holders, DACA recipients, and the DREAM Act. There will also be information about the 2020 Census, and how proposed changes will likely impact the South Asian community.
For a full list of our co-sponsors and speakers please visit and RSVP on our Eventbrite page for The Future of South Asians in the U.S. on Saturday, October 6th at Culver Elementary School.
We look forward to seeing you there!

CONTACT: Sophia Qureshi, sophia@saalt.org