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Immigrant Rights Advocates, Labor, Faith, and Children and Families to March and Hold a Standing Together for Justice Prayer Vigil at the Supreme Court

For Planning Purposes: Friday, January, 8, 2016
Contact: Carlos Vogel, 202-239-2133, cvogel@cccaction.org

Over 50 Organizations Urge the Supreme Court to TAKE DACA & DAPA

(WASHINGTON) —Today, Friday, January 8, at 6:00 PM ET, the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), along with children and families, and over 50 immigrant rights, Labor, and Faith organizations will march and hold a “Standing Together for Justice Prayer” in front of the Supreme Court to urge the Court to hear and take up the case regarding President Obama’s executive order to expand DACA and implement DAPA.

The Standing Together for Justice Prayer Vigil will kick off a national week of action, aimed at bringing together immigrant families, organizations, allies and supporters across the country to show the national significance of this case and urge the Supreme Court to take up the case and give relief to millions of immigrant families.

The Standing Together for Justice is the second of a series of monthly prayer vigils, organized by various groups throughout the immigrant rights movement. It serves as a reminder not only to the Supreme Court justices, but to all lawmakers to see that anti-immigrant policies have real effects on millions of families who have sacrificed so much to make better lives for themselves in their beloved adopted country of America.

WHO:      Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), along with Children and Families,

                and over 50 Immigrant Rights, Labor, and Faith organizations.                

               

WHAT:    Standing Together for Justice March and Prayer Vigil to highlight the

                importance of SCOTUS to hear and take DAPA & DACA+ case.  


WHEN:    Friday, January 8, 2016. At 6:00 p.m. ET.

                              

WHERE:  March will start at the Methodist Building, 100 Maryland Ave NE, Washington,

                 DC 20002 and end at the U.S. Supreme Court, 1 First Street, NE. Washington,

                 DC 20543

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