SAVE TPS Vigil & March

SAVE TPS Vigil & March

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***MEDIA ADVISORY***

SAVE TPS Vigil & March

Wednesday, November 15th  @ 6:00pm

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TPS Holders to the Public: “Don’t be Afraid! Join the fight to SaveTPS!”

Los Angeles, CA – On Wednesday, November 15th community members with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), will hold a vigil and march outside of the Los Angeles Federal Building to denounce recent cancellation of TPS for Nicaragua, the inhumane limbo that Hondurans are left in and Haiti, as well as to invite others to join the fight to #SaveTPS for all!

According to USCIS nearly half a million people are currently protected from deportation and have work authorization by TPS. Its cancellation would not only be devastating for current holders of the status, but their families, children and could have devastating economic consequences for various industries throughout the US. TPS holders have lived lawfully in the United States for an average of 19 years, some for more than 24 years. They have US citizen children, many own homes, own business and have stable lives.

WHAT: Save TPS Vigil, Community March

WHERE: Los Angeles Federal Building [200 N. Los Angeles, ST.]

WHEN: November 15th @ 6:00pm-8:00pm

WHO: Los Angeles TPS Coalition (UNITE HERE Local 11, SEIU-WW, LA County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, BAJI, Haitian Bridge, CARECEN, NDLON, CHIRLA)

The Los Angeles TPS Coalition will join a national day of action in support of TPS convened by the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI). Similar events will take place around the country including New York city and Washington DC.

Contact: Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018, armando@ndlon.org

Maria Elena Jauregii, mjauregui@servimediainc.com, 818.355.5291

Jorge Mario Cabrera, CHIRLA, jmcabrera@chirla.org(562) 243-5559

 

Andrew Cohen, acohen@unitehere11.org

 

 

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