The Transylvania Times -

By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Uncertainty Haunts Local Hispanics – Brevard NC

 

March 6, 2017

Immigration lawyer Shoshana Fried gives advice to members of the local Hispanic community at a meeting last week at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. Among those listening was (middle) Rodrigo Vargas, executive director of El Centro. (Times photo by Matt McGregor)

A fog of fear and uncertainty loomed over members of the local Hispanic community who attended a talk last week on immigrant rights at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church.

Shoshana Fried, an immigration lawyer at Pisgah Legal Services, a non-profit organization covering 17 counties that provides legal services to low-income people, gave the talk.

She is also a board member on El Centro, a Transylvania County nonprofit that assists in improving the lives of Hispanics by integrating them into the community.

Fried said the talk's purpose was to educate the community about changes in...



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