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BREAKING: Vigil for Austin families separated by Trump’s deportation force

WHEN: Thursday,  February 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: JJ Pickle Federal Building, 300 E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701

(AUSTIN, Texas) — Trump’s deportation force hit the Austin community today with reports coming from around the city of individuals being apprehended by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Below is a statement in Spanish and English from the ICE Out of Austin campaign: Read more about BREAKING: Vigil for Austin families separated by Trump’s deportation force

200+ individuals from across Texas impacted by incarceration and deportation to march and rally at Capitol

WHAT: Statewide #kNOwMORE2017 Advocacy Day

WHEN: February 1st, series of events takes place between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

VISUALS: 200 marchers lift off, speakers in front of the jail, rally speakers and art installation at the Capitol

WHO: Led by Texas Advocates for Justice, participating organizations will include: Read more about 200+ individuals from across Texas impacted by incarceration and deportation to march and rally at Capitol

As the legislature and governor attack local communities, those most impacted by incarceration and deportation announce action at the Texas Capitol

WHAT: Press conference detailing plans for Feb. 1st statewide #kNOwMORE2017 Advocacy Day

WHO: Formerly incarcerated or deported individuals and their families and advocates

WHEN: Monday, January 30th, at 9:00 a.m. Read more about As the legislature and governor attack local communities, those most impacted by incarceration and deportation announce action at the Texas Capitol

Texans demand local leaders stand up to Gov. Abbott’s bullying over immigration policy

(AUSTIN, Texas) — Outcry from across Texas continues to grow after Gov. Greg Abbott vowed to punish communities whose local leaders uphold the constitution and keep their communities safe by limiting use of local law enforcement resources for deportation. The Governor announced during an interview that not only would he hold hostage public safety and social services funds from Travis County, he would also try to remove duly-elected Sheriff Sally Hernandez from office for her common-sense policy on limiting the county’s participation in deportations. Read more about Texans demand local leaders stand up to Gov. Abbott’s bullying over immigration policy

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