Event Invite from the Hispanic National Bar Association

Dear HNBA Members, Friends, Affiliates, and Supporters:
The 2015 HNBA Advocacy Day on the Hill is the preeminent annual gathering of HNBA members from across the country in our nation’s capital. This year the activities will take place on May 13-14, 2015, in Washington, DC.
We encourage your participation as one of our advocates during this important exercise of our fundamental civic rights.  Our policy topics include:
 *   Comprehensive Immigration Reform
 *   DREAM Act
 *   Voting Rights Act
 *   Paycheck Fairness Act
 *   Smarter Sentencing Act of 2015

2015 HNBA Advocacy Day Agenda
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
HNBA Advocacy Training and Panel Discussion
Bryan Cave
1155 F St. NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.         Breakfast provided by Bryan Cave
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.       Advocacy Training by MALDEF
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.     Immigration Law Issues Panel
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.     Transportation to White House and
                                           Security Checkpoint
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.         White House Briefing

Please Note: This year there is a separate RSVP portal in addition to HNBA's registration site for the White House Briefing. If you plan to attend, you must RSVP to both HNBA and the White House no later than 12:00 pm EST on Monday 5/11/15. The official White House RSVP link will be sent once you register with the HNBA.   

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.             HNBA Advocacy Day Reception
                                              Arnold & Porter
                                              555 12th St. NW
                                              Washington, DC 20004
Thursday, May 14, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.            Congressional Advocacy Visits
Advocacy teams will be assigned. Specific appointments will be distributed during the advocacy training session.

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.         USCIS Meeting (by invitation only)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.             Debriefing Session
                                               Location: TBD

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.             Advocacy Day Closing Reception
                                               Location: TBD
Your support of the HNBA, your unique personal experiences and your commitment to exercising your constitutional liberties, will lend additional credence to the HNBA’s advocacy platform. Please let us know as soon as possible if you are able to attend, whether a colleague will join us as well, and who your alternate would be in case your schedule prevents your attendance. Once we hear from you, we will confirm your participation as soon as possible with additional details.
Thank you for considering serving on our advocacy team, and we hope to see you in Washington, D.C.
Cynthia D. Mares
National President
Hispanic National Bar Association


Please contact John Arrastia, HNBA VP of External Affairs, at john@acplegal.com.


We invite you to register today!

Extended Deadline:
May 11, 2015.

NOTE: You must be a current member of the HNBA in order to participate.


There will not be an HNBA room block for the upcoming HNBA Advocacy Day; however, for your convenience, we have included a listing of nearby hotels.

Please be sure to book your room as soon as possible as this is peak season for the nation's capital. To search for hotels please visit Destination DC and select "Hotels".


Recommend HNBA membership to your friends and colleagues to join.

If you are a member, please take a few minutes to review your existing record and make sure everything is up-to-date.

Thank you for your commitment and for making a difference!

Visit us at: 

HNBA Annual Convention
Sept. 2-5, 2015
Boston, MA

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