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Thursday, May 7
26 Federal Plaza (between Worth and Duane Streets)
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Special guest Fr. Alejandro Solalinde.
In recognition of Mother's Day, we stand with the Mexican people as they appeal to their government and ours to stop supporting policies that lead to the disappearance of mothers. We also offer our prayers to the countless mothers who are missing children in Mexico and beyond.
Through the Jericho Walk, faith leaders, immigration activists, and community members march in silence and pray outside 26 Federal Plaza in solidarity with those who are being denied their Right to Remain by our unjust and immoral immigration system.
This building houses the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices and immigration courts. It is a site of extreme trauma for immigrant communities. Those in removal proceedings have had to face the immigration judges in court knowing that they'll be given an order of removal and be deported. All our brothers and sisters who come into this building face the fear that they can be picked up and taken away from their families at any time. During the march, we walk in prayerful silence and pause at the front of the building where we raise our hands in prayer.
Though we walk in silence, our actions speak to the injustices that our communities face.
We call today for a system that:
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