This Sunday, Melissa will join Congressman Luis Gutierrez, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, other elected leaders from throughout NYC and community members to call for action at all levels of government to keep immigrant families united. We hope you will be able to join us at this special event in Brooklyn at 2:00 p.m. (see more details below).
As we begin to approach the holiday season, we remember that thousands of families are torn apart by our immigration system each year. Important steps can be taken immediately at the federal, state and city levels to protect immigrant families, including:
- Federal: Stop Unjust Deportations and Pass the DREAM Act
- State: Opt Out of the Secure Communities Program
- City: Get ICE out of Rikers
The event will be held at St. Brigid’s Church, 409 Linden Street in Brooklyn on Sunday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m. Click here for map of location. To arrive from our district, take any downtown train to 14th Street and transfer to the Brooklyn-bound L. The church is just around the corner from the Myrtle Ave-Wyckoff Ave stop on the L line.
This event is being organized in conjunction with Make the Road New York, the New York Immigration Coalition and other NYC immigrant rights groups.
See the flyers in English and Spanish below and please help spread the word!