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via @afsc_org: May 1st NJ Rally to Stop Detention and Deportation and Keep Workers’ Families Together

April 25, 2013

May 1st Rally: Stop Detention and Deportation and Keep Workers’ Families Together!

A country built on immigration! A State bordering the Statue of Liberty! And still no justice for immigrant workers and their families in N.J.


Mandatory Detention is still a law!

Detention bed quota- Requires ICE to fill every detention bed, tears apart immigrant workers’ families every day. We need a bill that reduces the use of detention drastically, preserves due process and stops the deportation of immigrant workers. We call for an end to detention and deportation.

What: Rally to voice our concerns over immigration detention and deportation, and demand family unity for immigrant workers prior to the passage and within the Senate comprehensive immigration reform proposal.  

When: May 1st, 2013 – 11:00 am

Where: 950-970 Broad Street, Newark NJ

For co-sponsorship, contact Alix Nguefack at American Friends Service Committee at

Organized by the NJ Advocates for Immigrant Detainees*, American Friends Service Committee-Immigrant Rights Program, Wind of the Spirit, CEUS, La Fuente, Newark African Commission, GRADA-54… [list in formation]

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