Camino Americano: March for Immigration Reform
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Published 9:49 AM Eastern - Monday, October 7, 2013
Susana Flores, firstname.lastname@example.org, 240-491-5745
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM on TOMORROW, October 8, 2013
Location: Program begins at National Mall; March to U.S. Capitol
Register for Press Credentials: http://octoberimmigration.org/credentials/
Following actions in more than 160 cities, Los Tigres de Norte, Lila Downs, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and other elected and advocacy leaders join tens of thousands activists in the nation's capital to demand immigration reform with path to citizenship this year
Washington, DC - Tomorrow, October 8, tens of thousands of people from across the country will gather in the nation's capital to demand the House Republican leadership pass comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship.
The Camino Americano: March for Immigration Reform will feature popular Latino artists, members of Congress and prominent immigration reform advocates from labor, civil rights, faith and community groups. Following mass mobilizations in more than 160 cities, the event serves to continue the broad movement's plans of escalation for the month of October to ensure Congress votes and approves immigration reform before the end of this year.
WHAT: Camino Americano: March for Dignity and Respect
WHERE: Program begins at National Mall; following with a march to U.S. Capitol
WHEN: Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
WHO: Los Tigres del Norte and Lila Downs
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) who will be joined by 30 members of Congress, civil rights leader Julian Bond, high-ranking labor, immigration reform and faith leaders.
To register for press credentials, visit http://octoberimmigration.org/credentials/ A confirmation email with instructions will be sent to email address submitted in form.
For more information, visit www.octoberimmigration.org or contact Susana Flores at email@example.com / 240-491-5745. Inquiries regarding on-site equipment or communications logistics, please contact Beatriz Lopez, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camino Americano is hosted by CASA in Action, 32BJ SEIU, SEIU International, Campaign for Community Change, the Alliance for Citizenship, the National Education Association, the AFL-CIO, and the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts. For more information on endorsing organizations, please visit www.octoberimmigration.org.