Noticias

– Welcome to Mesa County

The Law Enforcement and Latino Alliance (LELA) welcomes you! Volante en ESPANOL:  Bienvenidos al Condado de Mesa LELA is a collaboration between our Law Enforcement and the Immigrant Community in Mesa County. They are working together to provide a public safety and...

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– Celebrating the International Women’s Day

The woman is the Mother, the Daughter, the Friend, the Sister, the Farmworker, the Soldier, the Migrant, the Dreamer, the Organizer, the Comrade, the Member of HAP. We have many reasons to celebrate the  International Woman's Day. Thank you! En el Día Internacional de...

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– City Council Join Us in Support to Dreamers

The City Council of Grand Junction and Montrose, in recognition of the contributions of our Dreamers, joined to hundreds of elected officials across the Country in support to Dream Act. They recognize the social and economic impact of youth and young adults who are...

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-Labor rights victory for H-2A range workers!

As of January 1st, the new minimum monthly wage for sheepherders will be $1,544.07. Two years ago, HAP helped to end 50 years of monopoly by the sheep industry by increasing the basic worker salary from $750 to $1,226 per month, and the start of 2018 marks the second...

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– The Dream Act is possible with your support!

With your support here’s what we can do to protect immigrant families in Colorado Provide immigration relief to those who qualify for citizenship and other adjustment of status processes, including defending DACA recipients; meanwhile work to expand immigration legal...

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– HAP Assists with DACA Renewals- Urgent!

HAP reinicia su asistencia para las personas que soliciten la renovación de DACA -en respuesta a la orden preliminar de enero 2018- Mensaje en espanol: HAP esta asistiendo para DACA 1.15.18 Pres Release: HAP is Assisting with DACA renewals 1.15.18 A partir del 13 de...

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-Support HAP on Colorado Gives Day

Give where you live and support the Hispanic Affairs Project with your Colorado Gives Day contribution this Tuesday December 5th!  Immigrants across the West Slope are facing increasing threats from harsh immigration enforcement policies, the cancellation of the DACA...

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– Celebrating International Day of the Migrant

To honor immigrant community members, the Hispanic Affairs Project will observe International Migrants Day on December 18th. The Montrose, Grand Junction and Gunnison are making an official International Migrants Day proclamation this week to recognize the social and...

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– HAP Stands with Working Families: DACA

The Hispanic Affairs Project Will Support Community Members with DACA and their Families, Despite Recent Federal Announcement For Immediate Release September 6, 2017 Contact: Ricardo Perez, (970) 249-4115 ricardo@hapgj.org; Nicole Ruiz, nicoleruiz@hapgj.org; Marketa...

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– What Do I Need to Know if the DACA Program Ends?

What Do I Need to Know if the DACA Program Ends? (August 28, 2017) | Immigrant Legal Resource Center | ILRC There are some reports that President Trump may end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program soon. At this time, we do not know when or if the...

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– The John Kiernan Award and HAP Anniversary

The Hispanic Affairs Project invites you to honor MarillacHealth and Hilda Gonzales, recipients of the 2017 John Kiernan Award for their service to the Immigrant and Refugee Communities of Western Colorado. This event will take place in our Anniversary Celebration...

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– New Office in Grand Junction

With the support of the School District 51, the Hispanic Affairs Project (HAP) has new office in Grand Junction. We are sharing the building with the Migrant Program, located in the Basil T. Knight Center, at 596 N Westgate Dr, Grand Junction, CO 81505. Visit us!...

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– Combating the unauthorized practice of law.

In 2016, HAP was instrumental to pass the bill HB 16-1391: Concerning a prohibition against non-attorneys providing legal services related to immigrant matters.Though there are federal and USCIS regulations to ensure immigrants receive pertinent immigration legal...

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– Walking each other!

The Gunnison Valley Diversity Walk celebrates both, our differences and our commonality. By Kathy Norgard Published in Crested Butte Magazine: CB Magazine Diversity...

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– Immigrant received recognition in Grand Junction

On Tuesday, Guadalupe Gomez received recognition for saving that girl’s life and was presented with the Citizen Service Award from the Grand Junction Police Department. Gomez wiped tears away as Police Chief John Camper thanked her for saving the girl and gave her a...

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– Solidarity Sunday a Success!

Thanks to all of you who were able to join us Sunday afternoon in learning more about what the members of Hispanic Affairs Project have been doing in our community.  We hope you were as inspired by the stories of Esperanza, Miguel and Carla as we were. We are truly...

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-Immigrant Rights are Labor Rights

Today, many countries around of the world are in Holiday celebrating the International Workers’ Day. On may 1 of 1886, Chicago (along with other cities) was the site of major union demonstration in support to eight-hour workday. The last week, we had the opportunity...

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– Scholarship for Higher Education 2017

OPORTUNIDAD DE BECA PARA SEGUIR ESTUDIANDO DESPUES DE LA SECUNDARIA  Latin Anglo Alliance (LAA) ofrece una oportunidad de recibir fondos en apoyo a su educacion. FECHA LIMITE  ES EL 12 DE ABRIL! En el anexo puede encontrar la aplicacion; tambien puede bajarla del...

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– Celebrating Cesar Chavez’ Day

In the Senate of the United State: Honoring the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez '17 Message from Diana Campoamor: Today, Cesar Chavez would have been 90 years old.  On this national day to commemorate the great civil rights and labor leader, I...

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– Recursos y Consejos para Nuestra Comunidad

Que debes saber para proteger a tu familia y evitar problemas con la ley? La Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores de Mexico, ha producido valiosos recursos informativos:  Como Evitar ser Detenido? Respeta las Leyes de Transito Como Actuar en una Detencion de...

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– Migrant Day Proclamation

City support a welcome relief to migrants’ stress By Katharhynn Heidelberg Montrose Daily Press Senior Writer Members of the migrant community and their supporters packed Montrose City Council Chambers to capacity Tuesday to hear a formal proclamation naming Dec. 18...

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– Post-election: recomendation for DACA recipients

President-elect Donald Trump pledged to end DACA when he becomes President. Trump will not be President until he is inaugurated on January 20, 2017. Until that time, DACA will remain in place and USCIS will continue to process both initial and renewal DACA requests....

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– Working together for a safe and inclusive community.

For Immediate Release- Grand Junction. August 31, 2016 Recent incidents involving racial discrimination and verbal harassment in Grand Junction are providing us the opportunity to work together for a safe and inclusive society in western Colorado. The Law Enforcement...

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– We must fight the hate in our communities

Grand Junction, July 5, 2016- For Immediate ReleaseOur Love for the United States of AmericaIn the spring of 2006, a group of leaders from the Hispanic Affairs Project had the opportunity to attend a private meeting with the Rocky Mountain Minute Men of Western...

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– HAP receives the John Moran Leadership Award 2016

Hispanic Affairs Project Receives The Colorado Trust’s Grantee Leadership Award GRAND JUNCTION, COLO.—The Colorado Trust, a foundation dedicated to creating fair and equal opportunities for Coloradans to lead healthy lives, yesterday gave its John R. Moran, Jr....

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