En Español Know Your Rights
Source: Make the Road New York
Subject: Immigration
Type: Press Advisory

IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR ALLIES TO UNITE IN FRONT OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

For Immediate Release

Hundreds of Immigrants to unite in front of the Statue of liberty to show support of immigrants’ rights and comprehensive immigration reform!

Many immigrant communities will stand with African-Americans to hold a press conference and form a human chain in Battery Park at 12:16 pm, near the entrance at Bridge and State Streets

 Marchers will be carrying signs saying "We are America" and "We love Immigrant New York" and carrying flags, and will be chanting and singing the Hymn of the Americas and other songs

WHO:

Make the Road by Walking, the Hispanic Federation and many other organizations

WHEN:

12:16, Monday, May 1, 2006

WHERE:

Battery Park, on waterfront in front of the Statue of Liberty, near the entrance at Bridge and State Streets

Interviews with affected immigrants available

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