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CANCELLED: 2/26 Conference Call: Uncovering the Truth on ICE and Police Collaboration – A Week of Coordinated Events and Advocacy

February 23, 2010

Source: ICE

CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES:

2pm est//11am pst

To receive call- in details email: sarahi@ndlon.org

With immigration checks set to be in all jails by 2013, local and national groups feel a sense of urgency to develop short-term and long-term strategies to slow down and turn back this alarming trend.

Please join us to discuss plans for a week of coordinated events, information gathering, and press work in opposition to local immigration enforcement policies, such as the 287(g) and Secure Communities programs.  This is an initial short-term effort that aims to create a space for a longer-term strategy before it’s too late.

Hear what local groups around the country are doing to gather information, educate communities, and bring this issue to the forefront. The kick-off date of these events will be in mid-March with the filing of a lawsuit for a Federal FOIA regarding Secure Communities.

To coordinate locally or for more background contact:

  • Florida: Subhash Kateel (FLIC)
  • Georgia: Azadeh Shahshahani (ACLU, GA)
  • Houston, Texas: Cesar Espinoza (America Para Todos)
  • Los Angeles, California: Carl Bergquist (CHIRLA)
  • New Jersey: Diana Mejia (Wind of the Spirit)
  • New Orleans, Louisiana: Jacinta Gonzales (New Orleans Center for Racial Justice)
  • New York: Angad Bhalla (New Sanctuary Movement)
  • North Carolina: Dani Martinez-Moore (NC Justice Center)
  • Philadelphia: Jen Rock (New Sanctuary Movement)
  • Phoenix, AZ: Carlos Garcia (Puente)
  • Pomona, California: Suzanne Foster (Pomona Opportunity Resource Center)
  • Washington, DC: Makenzie Baris (DC JWJ)

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