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


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,