News from Team Mikie Sherrill, Immigrants Assistance Center Summer Fundraiser

Team Mikie Sherrill

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Mikie Sherrill is a strong candidate for U.S. Congress for New Jersey's 11 District, with a real chance to win this seat, now held by retiring Republican Rodney Frelinghuysen.  And she is firmly in the crosshairs of local and national Republicans who want to keep NJ 11 in the Republican column.  Our support can make a real difference in the outcome of this race. 


Our Adopt a Candidate Team Mikie Sherrill has an action plan, and welcomes all who want to join them, in any or all of the following activities!
  Want to learn more about Mikie Sherrill?  Start Here
To Join Team Mikie Sherrill, or any of the other Adopt a Candidate teams,

- Phone Calling. A specific request from Sherrill's campaign headquarters is for 'Voter ID' phone calling.  The purpose of the calls will be to identify Mikie Sherrill voters in preparation for election day Get Out The Vote efforts. Dates, times, and further information will be provided by the Sherrill Campaign. 

- Visits to the district for canvassing, and other activities specifically requested by the Sherrill Campaign. The dates of these visits are:
            September 24 - 28
            October 19 - 26
Your participation in either or both of these visits is welcome.  As Team member John Bullard says,  this is "The Most Fun!!"

- Postcards  Get Out the Vote postcards work, especially if they're personalized.   Stay tuned for more on this. 


Immigrants Assistance Center Summer Fundraiser

Dear Friends of the Immigrants’ Assistance Center,

I am pleased to invite you to attend our Summer Fundraiser on August 9 at 6:00 – 9:00pm where we will gather under a tent at the beautiful Madeiran Heritage Museum in New Bedford in support of much-needed services to immigrants in our community.  We are grateful for the generous participation of United Health Care as our platinum sponsor.

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For over 47 years the Immigrants’ Assistance Center has been the SouthCoast region’s first responder to new arrivals, offering often confused and disoriented newcomers a trusted touchstone as they encounter the American experience.  We help immigrants apply for citizenship or a green card, secure benefits for US-born children, connect to medical care for elders, get a driver’s license, or more acutely obtain legal assistance in the face of detainment or deportation.

With recent political and social changes, we find ourselves in an unprecedented crisis as thousands of undocumented immigrants, including those who until recently had legal protections, are enmeshed in a state of extreme anxiety and fear.  In this region and nationally, detainment and deportations of law-abiding, tax paying non-citizens is at an all time high. Crimes are going unreported, domestic violence is unaddressed, and parents are hesitating to send their children to school or seek medical care.  The number of clients seeking our help has grown 40% in the past 2 years.  

To continue providing critical services, we need your direct support. Tickets to our Summer Fundraiser are $50 per person.  For those who can, additional donations above the ticket price are deeply appreciated.  And if you are unable to attend, we ask you to consider giving a donation in support of our work.  Please click here to buy your tickets and/or donate.  You may also call our offices at 508-996-8113.   

Thank you in advance for your consideration and I hope to see you on August 9.


Helena DaSilva Hughes

Posted by Katie White