Migrante NJ responds to Trump election, holds free legal clinic

Jersey City, NJ – Migrante New Jersey, a Jersey City based Filipino immigrant and workers’ rights organization, held a free legal clinic on immigration this past Sunday, November 20, at Pope Hall, Saint Peter’s University in response to what the organizers called “climate of fear and uncertainty” caused by the recent election to the presidencyContinue reading “Migrante NJ responds to Trump election, holds free legal clinic”

Cecil Delgado: Why I joined Migrante New Jersey

This speech was deliver at the launching of Migrante New Jersey, Pope Lecture Hall, Saint Peter’s University, October 2, 2016.  Good afternoon everyone, magandang tanghali po sa inyong lahat. Ako po si Cecil Delgado, a mother of a fourteen year old young man, a migrant worker and a part of Florida 15, a human traffickingContinue reading “Cecil Delgado: Why I joined Migrante New Jersey”

Free Legal Consultation on Immigration

Do you have immigration related questions? Come to Migrante New Jersey’s Free Legal Consultation in partnership with various lawyers.   SEE FACEBOOK EVENT HERE What: Free legal consultation on immigration Where: Pope Lecture Hall, 155 Glenwood Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07306 When: Sunday, November 20, 2016 Time: 3pm to 6pm (registration starts at 2:30pm)  Continue reading “Free Legal Consultation on Immigration”

#SaveLordesNow Campaign Meeting

We are inviting the community and immigrant, LGBTQ and human rights advocates to come together and take a stand in support of Lordes. Lordes is a 32-year-old Filipina Trans woman currently detained in a male dorm Elizabeth Detention Center and is facing deportation! What: Campaign Meeting When: October 11, Tuesday, 6pm-8pm Where: We Are OneContinue reading “#SaveLordesNow Campaign Meeting”

Migrante launches new chapter in New Jersey

Jersey City – Trafficking survivors, immigrant workers and activists announced the formation of Migrante New Jersey at the formal launching at Saint Peter’s University last Sunday, October 2. The launching was themed “Bangon Migrante!” or Rise-up Migrants! The event was attended by close to a hundred allies, community members and family members. Yves Nibungco, anContinue reading “Migrante launches new chapter in New Jersey”

Speech of Eni Lestari Andayani Adi

Chairperson, International Migrant’s Alliance (IMA)  At Opening Session of UN Summit of Large Movement of Refugees and Migrants 19 September 2016, UN Headquarter, New York City Your Excellences, UN Secretary General, Presidents of General Assembly and Distinguished Guests, I am honored to stand before you today on behalf of the 244 million migrants all overContinue reading “Speech of Eni Lestari Andayani Adi”

Bangon Migrante! Migrante New Jersey Community Launching

SEE FACEBOOK EVENT HERE We would like to invite you and your organization to our public launching on Sunday, October 2 at Pope Lecture Hall – Saint Peter’s University. This public launching aims to formally introduce our organization to the community.   Our theme for our launching is “Bangon Migrante!” which means “Migrants Stand Up/Rise Up!”. ThisContinue reading “Bangon Migrante! Migrante New Jersey Community Launching”

Fight for $15 and Wage Theft Workshop

Kami ay nananawagan sa aming kapwa manggagawa na makilahok sa ating kampanya upang ipaglaban ang sahod na nakabubuhay at ipagtanggol ang ating mga sarili laban sa pagnanakaw ng sahod. Magkakaroon tayo ng talakayan tungkol sa kampanya para sa $15. Magkakaroon din tayo ng talakayan tungkol sa wage theft, isang problemang kinakaharap ng maraming mga PilipinongContinue reading “Fight for $15 and Wage Theft Workshop”

Migrante NJ Invites you to annual Salu-Salo

Migrante New Jersey and Anakbayan New jersey invites you to our annual ‘salu-salo’, a community picnic and family day. Salu-salo’ means a gathering or a banquet in Filipino. Come join us as we get together for a nice afternoon at the Bayonne park and build community. There will be food, fun, Filipino games and lotsContinue reading “Migrante NJ Invites you to annual Salu-Salo”

Migrante New Jersey holds Know Your Rights workshop

Migrante New Jersey holds a Know Your Rights workshop this past Sunday at the Social Justice House at Saint Peter’s University. This workshop was in partnership with Atty. Cristina Godinez of The Migrant Center of St. Francis of Assisi Church The workshop tackled the basic rights of immigrants and how they can protect them. Atty. GodinezContinue reading “Migrante New Jersey holds Know Your Rights workshop”