One week ago, Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) organized over a thousand immigrant rights supporters to march and rally in Washington, DC on Obama’s first day in office. Marchers gathered at L’Enfant Plaza and proceeded to ICE headquarters where faith leaders from across the country called for an end to raids that are destroying immigrant communities and for "just and humane immigration reform." Members of the Restaurant Opportunities Center New York accompanied by Judson Memorial’s Jeff Mansfield, traveled to DC for the march. We spoke with ROC members Kimberly and William, who shared their thoughts on immigration reform and the new administration with us. For more information, please visit these organizations: FIRM: www.anewdayforimmigration.org ROC-NY: www.rocny.org
Yes We Can! Stop the Raids!
By Megan Izen Jan 28, 2009