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Wednesday, November 24, 2004

USA: Immigrant Advocacy Center to close due to lack of funding

from The Perry Chief:

... "The center is currently in the red $39, 817 with no bale out," said Lloyd DeMoss, CEO. He also commented that the center had been partially funded by United Way and that that funding has ended.

The Immigrant Advocacy Center can now find no additional funding although they have been seeking it from a number of places. However, if funding were to again become available they would consider re-opening.
According to DeMoss, the advocacy for immigrants "is just not a high priority with the government right now."

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