Immigration lawyer speaks at ‘Why Courts Matter’ forum

The Palm Beach Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida  is launching the second year of its “Why Courts Matter” discussion series with a presentation on the role of courts in immigration by Jacqueline Delgado, an immigration attorney and daughter of Cuban immigrants.

The forum takes place Tuesday, June 13, 6-7 p.m., at the Palm Beach Post Auditorium (2751 S. Dixie Highway. It is free and open to the community.

The series will discuss the role courts have in shaping immigration policy and rights from Delgado, who works to protect immigrants’ rights.

Future programs are: “The Impact Federal Court Decisions have on Daily Lives” (Sept. 20) and “You be the Judge: Reproductive Rights” (Oct. 17). All programs are non-partisan; the goal is to inform and empower.

For more information about the Palm Beach Chapter of the ACLU of Florida and these programs, call Mark Schneider at (561) 752-0946 or go to


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