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Mayoral Proclamation - Immigrant Heritage Month 06.01.2017

06/01/2017

  • WHEREAS, Generations of immigrants from every corner of the globe have built our country‚Äôs economy and created the unique character of our nation; and

  • WHEREAS, Immigrants continue to grow businesses, innovate, strengthen our economy and create American jobs in Fargo, North Dakota; and

  • WHEREAS, Immigrants have provided the United States with unique social and cultural influence, fundamentally enriching the extraordinary character of our nation; and

  • WHEREAS, Immigrants have been tireless leaders not only in securing their own rights and access to equal opportunity, but have also campaigned to create a more fair and just society for all Americans; and

  • WHEREAS, Despite these countless contributions, the role of immigrants in building and enriching our nation has frequently been overlooked and undervalued throughout history and continuing to the present day.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That I, Timothy J. Mahoney, Mayor of the City of Fargo, do hereby proclaim June 2017, to be Immigrant Heritage Month in the City of Fargo, North Dakota.

  • IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Fargo, North Dakota to be affixed this 19th day of June, 2017.