LAC successfully held the workshop How to register a non-profit?

LAC successfully held the workshop How to register a non-profit? Charlotte-NC. Last Saturday, March 18, the Latin American Coalition held the workshop How to register a non-profit? where attendees received qualified information from Ismaail Qaiyim, lead attorney at Queen City Community Law Firm. The facilities of La Coalición were the venue for a totally free […]

Achievements of the Latin American Coalition in the month of February

Charlotte-NC. The Latin American Coalition continues to assist those most in need and this February it shows you part of its achievements. 1. Our Welcome Center attended 516 families. He collaborated with Baby Bundles helping 28 low-income mothers with baby clothes and together with the Mecklenburg County Public Library donated 22 computers to low-income families. […]

LAC expressed its concern about the new list of fees of the Citizenship and Immigration Services

Charolotte – NC. The Latin American Coalition (“La Coalicion”) submits this comment on rule, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements, DHS Docket No. USCIS-2021-0010, proposed on January 4, 2023.1 La Coalicion has a series of concerns related to how this rule, if implemented in […]

New assistance program for payment of bills and public services

Charlotte – NC. The United Way of Greater Charlotte and Charlotte EAST have partnered with other community leaders to create the east Charlotte utility assistance program. This program is exclusive to residents who live in the 28215, 28205 and 28212 zip codes. Compared to other utility assistance programs in the area, the program is advertised […]

NC approved to continue P-EBT Food Assistance Benefits during the 2022-23 School Year

Charlotte – NC. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to operate the Pandemic Electrónic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) program during the 2022-23 school year. The P-EBT program this school year will continue until the federal COVID-19 public health emergency ends on […]

20 countries will participate in the Latin American Festival 2023

Charlotte-NC. On February 18 of this year, community leaders met at the building of The Latin American Coalition in order to create new paths to integrate organizations that promote the culture of their countries in the next Latin American Festival 2023. In the middle of the meeting, points were debated that would demarcate the logistics […]

Updates on Child Status Protection Act Age Calculation by USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to update when an immigrant visa number “becomes available” for the purpose of calculating a noncitizen’s age in certain situations under the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA). For a child to obtain lawful permanent resident status in the United States based on […]

More than 60 immigrant families benefited from the second day of aid from LAC

Charlotte-NC. Last 2022 was a year where hundreds of families headed towards the United States in search of a better future, some of them arrived in the city of Charlotte directly from the Texas border, without a dollar in their pocket, so they immediately They were helped by the Latin American Coalition. November 19 was […]

New housing program provides up to $80,000 in assistance

Charlotte-NC. A new pilot housing program in Charlotte will provide up to $80,000 in assistance to eligible residents buying a home in “target areas” within the “Opportunity Corridors.” House Charlotte Plus offers an additional layer of financial assistance to House Charlotte’s existing homeownership program. Through this new pilot program, an eligible resident can receive an […]

The Latin American Coalition invites you to GALA 2023

Charlotte-NC. The Director of The Latin American Coalition (LAC) José Hernández Paris, gave a preview of what GALA 2023 will be, an event that will take place next March. This event will take place in the queen city next Friday, March 31, 2023 from 6 pm to 11 pm at “Palmer Fire School” (2601 E […]