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Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas Chapter Presents Mexican Immigration Forum

Tricia Lyman - Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas Chapter
January 24, 2016

The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico presents a panel of experts on Tuesday, February 9 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm to speak on immigration topics specifically of interest to Americans living in Mexico.

Venue will be the Red Room at Act II Stages in Old Town Vallarta at the corner of Basilio Badillo and Insurgentes.

The panel will consist of Lic. Felix Zarate, Attorney At Law; and, Daniel Grippo, Lecturer of Mexico-US Relations.

This esteemed panel will present on the following topics:

1.  Tourist Visas

2.  Working Permits for Foreigners

3.  Temporary Resident Cards and Permanent Residency Cards

4.  Foreign Vehicle Legalization

5.  Current state of U.S. immigration law, executive actions and new legislation

Lic. Felix Zarate: Immigration Attorney, Bajia de Banderas

Senor Zarate has been practicing Law for over 26 years and is an active member of the Puerto Vallarta Lawyers Association. His Law Practice covers the entire Bay of Banderas with a concentration in Real Estate, Immigration & Civil Law.

Daniel Grippo: Mexico-US Relations Lecturer

Dan Grippo first visited Mexico in 1980. He earned an M.A. in Latin American Studies and a Ph.D. in Latin American history from the University of Kansas while working as an Editor in Kansas City, MO. During his winters in Vallarta, he offers lectures on Latin American history.

"We continually canvass our membership to identify topics that are hot-button issues of interest," shares DAM-Costa Banderas President Tobe Jensen. "With the recent changes in Mexican visa categories, we guarantee this afternoon will be a lively discussion."

Democrats Abroad Mexico is the official organization of the Democratic Party in Mexico connecting Americans with U.S. politics and the Democratic Party; registering, informing, and motivating voters; supporting candidates, holding events, and raising resources. Mexico has five chapters: Lake Chapala, Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende, Costa Banderas, Mazatlan and Baja North.  

For more information on Democrats Abroad, contact Jody Quinnell, Chair of Democrats Abroad Mexico at jquinnelljq@yahoo.com or Roberta Jensen, Chair of Democrats Abroad, Costa Bandera Chapter at tjensen1942@hotmail.com.

For more information on the Immigration Forum, contact Mike Lyman: 322-182-5615, mike@mikelyman.com; Julie Guerrero 322-182-0479, julieguerrero77@gmail.com.

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