Entravision To Host Town Hall On Immigration
June 11, 2015 at 12:24 PM (PT)
ENTRAVISION COMMUNICATIONS CORP., in collaboration with iAMERICA and MI FAMILIA VOTA, will host a town hall forum, "Alivio Migratorio en Crisis" (Immigration Relief In Crisis) to address the implications of recent presidential executive actions on U.S. immigration policy.
ENTRAVISION is a diversified media company serving the LATINO audience, while iAMERICA is a national campaign to engage, serve and inform LATINO and immigrant communities, and MI FAMILIA VOTA is one of the country's premier LATINO civic engagement organizations.
The town hall meeting, held at ENTRAVISION's DENVER studios, will air across all of its SPANISH-language UNIVISION affiliates at 5p (MT) this SUNDAY, JUNE 14th (6p PT, 5p CT and 6p ET). The event will be hosted by ENTRAVISION's UNIVISION WASHINGTON, D.C. and PERSPECTIVA NACIONAL anchor TSI-TSI-KI FELIX and UNIVISION ORLANDO anchor PAUL GAMACHE.
The panel will include union organizer ROCIO SAENZ, federal immigration defense attorney LYNN M. DOBLE SALICRUP, CENTRAL AMERCIAN RESOURCE CENTER's DANIEL SHARP and COLORADO immigration lawyer SHAWN MEADE.
The program will also include special commentary from WHITE HOUSE Domestic Policy advisor CECILIA MUNOZ.
"We are honored to host and broadcast this forum on a topic that is highly significant to the nation's LATINO community," said ENTRAVISION Chairman/CEO WALTER F. ULLOA. "Since our inception we have been dedicated to providing our community with valuable information of both local and national importance. We recognize the power of the LATINO voice, and strive to deliver high-quality news coverage across our extensive media assets, that inform, educate, and ultimately, empower the people we serve."
In addition, ENTRAVISION will simulcast the town hall forum across its JOSE radio stations at 5:30p (PT), 6:30p (MT) and 7:30p (CT). The forum will also be streamed online at 3p (PT), 4p (MT), 5p (CT) and 6p (ET) at www.politicaparami.com.
A phone bank will be held during the television, radio and online broadcasts, offering viewers the opportunity to call and ask questions. Audiences can also join the conversation and engage with others at ENTRAVISION's politicaparami.com site and on FACEBOOK via @iAmerica.