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Alain Cisneros (Español)
HOUSTON PRAYER VIGIL FOR DETAINED CHILDREN
[Houston, TX] On Sunday June 17 at 4pm at the corner of Emancipation and Prairie St (in Houston Texas) Community leaders, community member and families will gather to hold a prayer vigil and remind the federal government that children should not be detained.
"We condemn the federal governments actions of separating immigrant children from their parents. The fact that a new children detention center is being opened in the heart of downtown highlights the disheartening fact that more children are beign detained and thus a new center ie merited. We hope to continue to push the President and congress to act so that children will no longer neet to be incarcerated. " – Cesar Espinosa Executive Director FIEL
FIEL: Immigrant Families and Students in the Struggle is an organization that advocates for just laws for immigrant families, access to higher education for all people regardless of immigration status and for the rights of all people in unjust situations.