Alianza Americas and its Members Launch National Day of Action to Tell Congress: Time’s Up – Save TPS & DACA!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2020
PRESS CONTACT: 
Fernanda Durand | (443) 396 3317 | fernanda@communicationsshop.us

 

WHAT: Alianza Americas joined by member organizations Casa Yurumein, Casa Michoacán, Center for Immigrant Progress, Centro Presente, Centro Romero, CRECEN Houston, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Wind of the Spirit will host actions in Illinois, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Texas; demanding that Congress take immediate action to save TPS & DACA and protect vulnerable communities from deportation. 

 

WHY: TPS and DACA are being dismantled by the Trump administration and nearly 400,000 TPS holders and nearly one million DACA beneficiaries are left unprotected from deportation and family separation. Join Alianza Americas’ members and allies at the locations below as they deliver their direct message in person to Congressional representatives across the country, and demand they take action before the end of 2020. 

 

WHEN: **TOMORROW** Wednesday, October 7, 2020

 

WHO: Alianza Americas member organizations, persons directly impacted by the decision to end TPS and DACA, faith leaders, and allies. 

 

WHERE:

  • Miami, FL

Organizations: Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC)

Location: The Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132

Time: 10:00 a.m ET

 

  • Somerville, MA

Organizations: Centro Presente, Somerville City Hall

Location: 93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Time: 2 p.m. ET

 

  • Morristown, NJ

Organization: Wind of the Spirit Immigrant Resource Center

Location: 40 Sussex Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960

Time: TBA

 

  • Bronx, NY

Organization: Casa Yurumein

Location: 864 Prospect Ave, The Bronx, NY 10459

Time: 5 p.m. ET

 

  • Houston, TX

Organization: CRECEN Houston

Location: The Mickey Leland Federal Building 1919 

Time: 1 p.m. CT

 

  • Chicago, IL

Organizations: Casa Michoacán, Center for Immigrant Progress, Centro Romero

Location: Federal Plaza, 230 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL

Time: 10 a.m. CT

 

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Alianza Americas is the only transnational organization rooted in Latino immigrant communities in the United States focused on improving the quality of life of all people in the US-Mexico-Central America migration corridor.  As a network of Latino and Caribbean immigrants, Alianza Americas is working for change in the U.S. while also promoting a more stable, healthy, democratic and safer conditions in the countries of origin of their members.

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