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Children’s Vigil in NY – Help Protect Our Children

Advocates throughout New York are gathering together to lift up the voices of children hurt by raids and deportations and to show support for the Child Citizen Protection Act, an important piece of legislation currently in the House. The Child Citizen Protection Act, HR1176,would allow immigration judges to consider the best interest of U.S. citizen children before deporting their parent.  Tell our leaders to stop allowing our families to be destroyed.

I’ve included details on the rally below- but for more information on the legislation please contact Families for Freedom: 718-858-9658×204 – www.familiesforfreedom.org

Children’s Vigil in NYC:   
Sat. April 21, 2007     
1-3 pm           
26 Federal Plaza  

Broadway side, between Worth & Duane Streets —Trains: R,W to City Hall; 4,5,6 Brooklyn Bridge; A,C,E to Chambers St.

Endorsed by the NY Immigration Coalition, NY State Youth Leadership Council, Breakthrough TV and others…

AND BEFORE:  Also on April 21st… 9:30 am to 1pm … Immigration and Young People – A training for youth ages 15 -22 to explore how immigration laws affect all non-citizens, regardless of status, and how to become involved in reforming immigration laws.  Learn how issues concerning your lives connect to organized movements. For more info call: 212-627-2227ext. 248. Register by e-mail to info@nysylc.org including name, age, organization, e-mail & phone #.

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