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Syracuse Stands up for Immigration Rights

Syracuse Stands up for Immigration Rights

Rally at the Federal Building, downtown Syracuse on July 29,2010

Speakers include: Rev. Craig Schaub, Aly Wane, Jose Perez, Barrie Gewanter, Rev. Kevin Agee, Rebecca Fuentes and others speak about immigration rights, racial profiling, constitutional issues, and personal stories.

On July 29th, the new Arizona Immigration Law (SB1070) goes into effect. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton has put a hold on many of the most egregious aspects of this law.

The rally was organized by The Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse (ACTS) and the Syracuse Peace Council in solidarity with the national events protesting this law.

Organizations endorsing the event so far:

  • The Syracuse ANSWER Coalition.
  • League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Syracuse Chapter
  • CNY-NYCLU Activist Task Force
  • The Workers Center

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Posted in immigration rights, Justice.