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Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship

Authority: 
Chapter 2.123 of the Cambridge Municipal Code

Purpose: 
Act as a centralizing force in the City which will deal with immigrant rights and citizenship issues providing information, referral, guidance, coordination, offering and providing technical assistance to other public agencies and private persons, organizations and institutions engaged in activities and programs intended to support immigrant rights and citizenship and eliminate prejudice and discrimination against immigrants because of their status as immigrants and non citizens. Take such action as the Commission considers appropriate to ensure the equal status of immigrants of every national origin, race, sex, age and sexual preference.

Membership: 
11 members

Term: 
Three members shall serve for a one year term; Four members shall serve for a two-year term; four members shall serve for three-year term. After the initial terms, all Commissioners shall be appointed for a term of three years

Contact:  
City Manager’s Office, 617-349-4300

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