Hundreds Rally April 6 in Boston for Immigration Reform

Rally will fill Faneuil Hall then march to JFK Federal Building, opening  national week of immigration reform actions

Boston_CIR_Rally_2010_SMMarch 29, 2013 BOSTON– As the U.S. Congress prepares to introduce a draft immigration bill, Massachusetts labor, community and faith groups will rally on April 6 to remind lawmakers what’s at stake for the 11 million Americans-in waiting.

The event is part of an immigration reform national week of action (organized by The Alliance for Citizenship) to mobilize thousands of supporters throughout the country during Congress’ Easter recess. Participants are focused on urging Congress to include a clear and direct path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States.

WHAT:

Boston immigration reform rally

WHEN:

Saturday April 6 at 11 am

Faneuil Hall

 

WHO:
  • Labor organizations including SEIU Local 615, SEIU Local 509, SEIU Local 888, SEIU Local 1199 and MassUniting
  • Advocates and members of Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy organization (MIRA), Student Immigrant Movement (SIM) and Irish International Immigrant Center (IIIC)
  • Community groups including Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN), Massachusetts Jobs with Justice (JWJ), South Boston En Accion and Essex County Community Organization (ECCO)

For more information, please visit allianceforcitizenship.org.