Let’s do it together

By Armando Bellmas

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On Wednesday, the Latin American Coalition and We Are NC wowed state lawmakers with a unified message of a strong, safe, and prosperous North Carolina.

We have more than just hope — we have the facts.

85.1
Percentage of North Carolina’s children that have immigrant parents and are U.S. citizens.

0
Number of U.S. citizen children under 21 years of age who can apply for an immigrant visa for their parents or siblings.

$317,700,000
Amount paid in state and local taxes in North Carolina by undocumented immigrants in 2011.

5
Number of years before an immigrant with lawful permanent residence can receive public benefits.

0
Number of state-based anti-immigrant laws that have been fully implemented because of court challenges.

And here’s one final number:

$10
Amount you can donate now to stop misguided immigration laws in North Carolina.

We can do better than Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Arizona.

Let’s do it together.

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