MIRA meets for Civic Engagement Day

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Civic Engagement day at State Capital

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance said they want to send a clear message of support to immigrants across the globe.

On Wednesday, the organization met for a Civic Engagement Day at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson. They discussed the Public Charge Rule.

The rule was approved by the U.S. Supreme Court in January. Under the new policy, immigration officials can deny green card to legal immigrants over their use of public benefits.

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