The Des Moines Public Schools and the Iowa Department of Human Rights Office of Latino Affairs is hosting “Know Your Rights as an Immigrant/Refugee” at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at Weeks Middle School, 901 East Park Ave., in Des Moines. There will be legal counsels who will inform attendees about their rights. In addition, there will be the following panel:
- Ann Naffier, Immigration Attorney, Justice for Our Neighbors
- Brynne Howard, Immigration Attorney, Justice for Our Neighbors
- Sandra Sanchez, American Friends Service Committee
- Sonia Reyes-Snyder, Oficina de Asuntos Latinos de Iowa
There will be two different sessions at the same time, one in Spanish and one specifically for refugees.
School: Clive Learning Academy, Crestview School of Inquiry, Crossroads Park Elementary, Fairmeadows Elementary, Hillside Elementary, Indian Hills Junior High, Jordan Creek Elementary, Stilwell Junior High, Valley High School, Valley Southwoods Freshman High School, Walnut Creek, Western Hills Elementary, Westridge Elementary