For Immediate Release:
March 11, 2016
Edgar Aranda-Yanoc, firstname.lastname@example.org 703-772-1555
Monica Sarmiento, email@example.com 202-509-1497
COALITION OF IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUPS TO ANNOUNCE “FASTING FOR DAPA CHAIN” CAMPAIGN AND
“THE IMMIGRANT TRAIL” SILENT PROTEST
WHAT: “Fasting for DAPA Chain” Dreamers Mothers in Action and a coalition of immigrant rights groups will launch its “Fasting for DAPA Chain” campaign that will begin Monday March 14 and continue thru to the April 18th Supreme Court hearing when the Justices will hear oral arguments in the case United States v. Texas that concerns the Obama Administration’s administrative relief programs “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Expansion and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA).
“The Immigrant Trail”. Also in recognition of the upcoming Supreme Court hearing and the millions who currently suffer under our broken immigration system, the coalition will initiate “The Immigrant Trail” (Rastros De Inmigrantes), a silent protest where shoes of immigrants and US flags will be placed near the Court in recognition of all the immigrants who have come to this country seeking safety, family reunification and economic opportunity. Coalition members will hold the protest every Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Supreme Court until Friday, April 15th.
WHEN: Press Conference will be on Monday, March 14th, 2016 @ 11A.M.
WHERE: Front of US Supreme Court
WHO: Dreamer’s Mothers, DREAMers, and immigrant rights advocates
For details of these actions, please visit VACOLAO.org