CALIFORNIA SENATE APPROVES RESOLUTION TO STOP DEPORTATIONSIMMIGRANT RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS CALL PRESS CONFERENCE

CALIFORNIA SENATE APPROVES RESOLUTION TO STOP DEPORTATIONS

IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS CALL PRESS CONFERENCE

Los Angeles, California – The California Senate approved today a senate resolution to call on President Barack Obama to stop deportations and grant protected legal status to all eligible undocumented persons who have not committed a serious criminal offense.  The Senate Resolution 40 was introduced by Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana).  The final vote in favor of the resolution was 27-3

In a previous statement Senator Correa encouraged his senate colleagues to endorse the resolution by calling on the Obama administration for “a more humanitarian immigration policy that keeps families together.”

Immigrant rights organizations and families will convene a press conference to talk about the California Senate’s passage of Senate Resolution 40 and its message to President Barack Obama.

What:  Press Conference

When: Friday, May 9, 2014

Where: Mexican Cultural Institute, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Ángeles, CA 90003 – La Placita Olvera

Time: 11:00 a.m.

The California Protect Our Families-Save the Children Campaign Coordinators,

/s/ Father Richard Estrada

Angela Sanbrano, Mexican Network of Migrant Leaders and Organizations, Red MX

Prof. Gonzalo Santos, Kern Coalition for Citizenship

Armando Rodriguez, East Los Angeles College President (Retired)

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José Antonio Aguirre, Mexican Cultural Institute of Los Ángeles

Ron Gochez, Southern California Immigration Coalition

Xel’ha Lopez and Sergio Trujillo, Hermandad Mexicana

Anabella Bastida, Consejo de Federaciones Mexicanas en Norteamérica (COFEM)*

Taina Reyes, Mexican American Political Association (MAPA)

Amin David and Jose Moreno, Los Amigos de Orange County*

Baldomero Capiz, Binational Ex-Braceros Association

Antonio González, Willie C. Velásquez Institute

Rafael Vásquez, Federación Oaxaqueña de Comunidades Indígenas en California*

Sara Zapata Mijares, Mundo Maya Foundation

Mario Beltran, Southeast Leadership Network

Benny Diaz, State Director of the League of United Latin American Citizens

Prof. Armando Vázquez-Ramos, California-Mexico Studies Center

Primitivo Rodríguez, El Colegio de Mexico

Honorary Co-Chairs:

Rep. Raul Grijalva

Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo

(* Denotes affiliation for identification purposes only)

 (Senate Resolution 40 attached)

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Contactos:

EL SENADO DE CALIFORNIA APRUEBA LA RESOLUCION PARA PARAR DEPORTACIONES

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