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Title: IMMIGRANTS ?? RALLY PERSECUTION
START DATE: 9/10/2007
START TIME: 7:00 PM
Duration: 1 Hours
Location: cleveland area
Location Details:
Dear Community Advocate, Cleveland is about to take a stand against harsh policies targeting Latino immigrants. Please see the attached flyer for an upcoming meeting and rally, set for 7 p.m. Monday, September 10, 2007, at Iglesia Nueva Luz, 2226 W. 89th St., Cleveland, Ohio. We want advocates from all over Ohio to represent at this rally. We need to make a strong statement NOW. - 180 workers in a chicken plant were arrested in Butler County, Ohio, last week. Many face months in prison. - 45 men, women and minors arrested in sweeps in Painesville since May 18. Most were low-wage field workers. Some are still in jails around Ohio, or permanently deported. - Congress has approved 45,000 new detention beds for immigrants, including children. - Families are being separated by the thousands. - Hundreds are dying at the border. When we will stand up and say, “Enough!” ? Join Rev. Max Rodas, Pastor Felix Muniz, and Rev. Nozomi Ikuta, with Special Guests: - Pastor Walter Coleman, of Adalberto United Methodist Church, in Humboldt Park, Chicago; - Emma Lozano, Executive Director of Centro Sin Fronteras, and - Saulito Arellano, son of Elvira Arellano. Elvira Arellano was recently deported after taking sanctuary for a year in Adalberto Methodist Church. She was named a Person of the Year by Time Magazine in 2006. It’s time to let our elected officials know we will no longer stand by as our communities are destroyed. Sincerely, Veronica Veronica Isabel Dahlberg Executive Director HOLA and Editor The HOLA Journal/El Periodico HOLA PO Box 1728 Painesville, Ohio 44077 440/964 - 3372
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Dear Community Advocate,

Cleveland is about to take a stand against harsh policies
targeting Latino immigrants. Please see the attached flyer
for an upcoming meeting and rally, set for 7 p.m. Monday,
September 10, 2007, at Iglesia Nueva Luz, 2226 W. 89th St.,
Cleveland, Ohio. We want advocates from all over Ohio to
represent at this rally. We need to make a strong statement
NOW.

- 180 workers in a chicken plant were arrested in
Butler County, Ohio, last week. Many face months in prison.

- 45 men, women and minors arrested in sweeps in
Painesville since May 18. Most were low-wage field workers.
Some are still in jails around Ohio, or permanently
deported.

- Congress has approved 45,000 new detention beds
for immigrants, including children.

- Families are being separated by the thousands.

- Hundreds are dying at the border.

When we will stand up and say, “Enough!” ?

Join Rev. Max Rodas, Pastor Felix Muniz, and Rev. Nozomi
Ikuta, with Special Guests:

- Pastor Walter Coleman, of Adalberto United
Methodist Church, in Humboldt Park, Chicago;

- Emma Lozano, Executive Director of Centro Sin
Fronteras, and

- Saulito Arellano, son of Elvira Arellano. Elvira
Arellano was recently deported after taking sanctuary for a
year in Adalberto Methodist Church. She was named a Person
of the Year by Time Magazine in 2006.

It’s time to let our elected officials know we will no
longer stand by as our communities are destroyed.

Sincerely, Veronica

Veronica Isabel Dahlberg
Executive Director
HOLA
and Editor
The HOLA Journal/El Periodico HOLA
PO Box 1728
Painesville, Ohio 44077
440/964 - 3372
<http://www.holatoday.org>

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