Immigrant Rights Advocates, Children and Families, Members of Congress and the Faith Community to Hold a Prayer for Justice at the Supreme Court

Posted December 9, 2015 /

For Immediate Release:

Contact:

María José Sandoval, 301-717-4492, msandoval@wearecasa.org

Carlos Vogel, 202-239-2133, cvogel@cccaction.org

 

Immigrant Rights Advocates, Children and Families, and

the Faith Community to Hold a Prayer for Justice at the Supreme Court

 

Children to Highlight the Importance of SCOTUS to Hear DAPA & DACA+ Case 

WHAT:    Prayer for Justice and Press Conference at SCOTUS to kick off

The “Give the Gift of Family” Social Media Campaign to highlight the importance of SCOTUS to hear DAPA & DACA+ case.

WHERE:  U.S. Supreme Court, 1 First Street, NE. Washington, DC 20543

WHEN:    Friday, December 11th, 2015 |11:00 am

WHO:      CASA, Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) Reform Immigration FOR America, Directly Impacted Children and Families, Members of Diverse Faith Communities, and more

(Washington, D.C.) —On Friday, December 11, at 11:00 AM ET, the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) and CASA will hold a “Prayer for Justice” and news conference in front of the Supreme Court. Directly impacted children and families, diverse faith leaders, and Reform Immigration FOR America will take part in the event. Several children will tell their stories, with some facing the holidays not knowing whether their mom or dad will be with them much longer due to the threat of deportation.

The Prayer for Justice kicks off the “Give the Gift of Family” social media campaign to highlight the important of the Supreme Court agreeing to hear the case regarding President Obama’s executive order to expand DACA and implement DAPA.

The Prayer for Justice is the first 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.

The “Give the Gift of Family” social media campaign will feature children of undocumented immigrants asking the public to join them in the fight for DAPA and DACA+.

 

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