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ADVISORY for Tuesday, March 13th
Calling for an end to immigration raids and border abuses, a panel of immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers from across the country will offer personal testimony documenting unfair detention and deportation, worker’s rights violations and human rights abuses along the U.S./Mexico border. Panelists were among hundreds of immigrants and community supporters from more than 30 states who traveled to Washington D.C. to petition Congress for fair, just immigration reform as part of National Days of Advocacy, March 12 – 13.
Press Conference Call on Immigration Reform sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee and the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR)
Tuesday, March 13, 1 p.m.:
1:00 pm ET / 12:00 noon CT / 11:00 a.m. MT /10:00 a.m. PT
Call In Number: (913) 981-5559 or (800) 361-0912
Confirmation Code: 9531154 (No RSVP needed)
About the Sponsors
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. AFSC supports the rights and dignity of all people, regardless of their immigration status. AFSC works to uplift migrant voices and strengthen migrant-led efforts to advocate for fair and humane national public policies.
The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights is a national organization composed of local coalitions and immigrant, refugee, community, religious, civil rights and labor organizations and activists which work to promote a just immigration and refugee policy in the United States and to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status.
The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.