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In Response to Synagogue Shooting in Pittsburgh, PA

For Immediate ReleaseOctober 27, 2018 Contact: Mufalo Chitam, Executive Director Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition 207-517-3404 mufaloc@maineimmigrantrights.org MIRC Statement in Response to Synagogue Shooting in Pittsburgh, PA PORTLAND, MAINE- “On behalf of the members of the Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, I extend my sincere condolences to, our member organization, the Congregation Bet Ha’am and the entire …

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2018 Year End Newsletter

Happy Holidays!! Thank you for supporting our work this year! You have helped our community feel more welcome and able to call Maine their HOME. On behalf of the Board we wish you and your families happy holidays and a wonderful 2019! With gratitude,Mufalo ChitamExecutive Director Movement BuildingVoice for ImmigrantsMIRC Core Values Mission MomentMIRC continues to implement its mission …

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Portland’s immigrant community rallies to welcome new asylum seekers

PORTLAND, Maine — The city’s immigrant community is stepping up to help with a sudden influx of asylum seekers staying at an emergency shelter setup in the Portland Exposition building. Dozens of already-settled immigrants from the newcomers’ home countries are volunteering to cook and translate. “The response has been overwhelmingly positive. People are just ready …

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