Two Upcoming Events: July 20 – Justice for Cynthia July 23 – Hunger Striker Documentary Release

July 20 – Justice for Cynthia! Thursday, July 20, at 12:30Where: Department of Homeland Security, 12500 Tukwila International Blvd, Tukwila, WA 98168S Cynthia Vanessa Iraheta Lopez is a mother of 2 children, a 3-year old and a 9-year old, ICE wants to separate them by deporting Cynthia! Originally from Honduras, she’s lived in the U.S. for years. She’s a part of the Seattle area community. Unfortunately, to the racist, xenophobic Trump administration and the U.S. government, she’s “illegal” and must be deported.For years Cynthia has reported to DHS/ICE as instructed including on May 11, 2017, where she was told to report to BI Incorporated, a private contractor for DHS, for possible removal to Honduras. Due to community support and pressure, her removal was delayed while ICE reviewed the stay of deportation presented by her lawyer.Unfortunately, in an act reminiscent of a police state, she has been forced to wear an ankle bracelet so the government can monitor her whereabouts at all times. For this next check-in ICE has threaten Cynthia with being the last one, they want to separate her from her children!We call on the community to stand against family separation because it is cruel and unusual punishment. She has called on the community to support her on the date she’s to report to the Department of Homeland Security and possibly be deported from the U.S.RSVP hereSign this petition to support Cynthia: https://action.mijente.net/petitions/protect-cynthia-from-deportationDonate here to help with legal costs: https://www.youcaring.com/cynthiavanessairahetalopez-818833Watch these videos to learn more about her and other immigration cases: https://vimeo.com/album/4602999#justice4cynthia #justiciaparacynthia #dontseparatefamilies #noseparelasfamilias July 23 – Hunger Strike Documentary ReleaseSunday, July 23 at noonWhere: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98122What can you do when you know your rights, but the US government doesn’t respect them? Join the Northwest Detention Center Resistance for a short documentary screening and discussion of the 2014 and 2017 hunger strikes to protest human rights abuses at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.View the Facebook Event HereRSVP: http://nwfilmforum.org/live/page/calendar/4441NWFilm Forum Accessibility Info: http://www.nwfilmforum.org/live/page/accessibility

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