Immigration 101- What You Need to Know
Wednesday October 16th from 10:30 AM- 11:45 AM
Marina Croft, Immigration Attorney, International Institute of Wisconsin
Annamarie Carlson Hansen, Special Programs Coordinator, International Institute of Wisconsin
Who are immigrants? Where are they coming from? How did they get here? According to United States law, there are several categories of immigrants. Learn about the difference between immigrants, refugees, and asylees. Each group is entitled to different benefits and services from various local agencies. Learn about the current political climate and trends in immigration policies that could impact your learners. Hear how you can support the immigrants in your literacy or citizenship program as they navigate the integration process into our community.