The following is a press release from the #Fast4Families.  View more photos from the passing of the fast here. At Ceremony on National Mall, New Fasters Pick Up Where Others Left Off After 22 days of a water-only fast on the National Mall, four long-term fasters of the “Fast... Continue »
The Hill (Editorial): Player of the Week: Immigration activists December 2, 2013 The Hill: Dems cheer immigration fasters By Pete Kasperowicz Fox News Latino: Immigration Directive ‘Paroles’ Undocumented Family Members Of U.S. Military And Veterans Washington Post: The House and Senate will both be in DC for a total... Continue »
Today, on the 21st day of the ongoing #Fast4Families, immigrants and advocates journeyed to Speaker Boehner’s office on the Hill to deliver an invitation asking him to meet with the fasters.  Numerous elected officials, from President Obama to Joe Biden to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Republican members of the... Continue »
Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who will be working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season.  Throughout the rest of the year, we will be profiling workers and business owners like Mark (below), who... Continue »
El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, visitó hoy a los activistas que están en huelga de hambre en el Mall de Washington para pedir que se apruebe una reforma migratoria integral en el país y dijo estar “orgulloso” de ellos. Acompañado de su esposa, Michelle Obama, el mandatario... Continue »
Washington, DC – Desde principios de noviembre, líderes laborales, comunitarios y religiosos han estado comprometidos en el “Ayuno por las familias” en una carpa colocada en el National Mall, lo cual subraya la urgencia moral de la reforma migratoria. Como lo dijo el destacado Eliseo Medina, su sacrificio está... Continue »
Since early November, labor, community and religious leaders have been engaged in the “Fast for Families” – a water-only fast in a tent on the National Mall that highlights the moral urgency of immigration reform.  As prominent faster Eliseo Medina said, their sacrifice is designed to “create a moral... Continue »
Associated Press: Advocates press Obama for fewer deportations By Alicia A. Caldwell Los Angeles Times: GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election By Lisa Mascaro Arizona Republic: Advocates redouble efforts on immigration reform By Dan Nowicki and Daniel Gonzalez Newsday: Advocates set table for immigration reform... Continue »