Press ConferencePress Release

PRESS CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION POLICY CHANGES, RESPONSES, AND THE FATE OF CHILDREN

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

 

Contacts:

Carolyn O’Connor 

oconnor20@cox.net 602-614-0323

 

Esther Durán Lumm

lumm2@cox.net 602-390-7951

 

PRESS CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION POLICY CHANGES, RESPONSES, AND THE FATE OF CHILDREN

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019   •   9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.

Arizona State Capitol

1700 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Rose Garden

Issues to be addressed:

  • URFC will address the trauma caused by the licensing of new private detention facilities, including infant detention, in Arizona.
  • Refugee Aid will address the trauma and impact of the Remain in Mexico policy and the Third Country Transit Rule impact.
  • URFC will address the status of lawsuits and violations of US local and international laws.  
  • Somos America will address continued separation of children from their parents or families.
  • URFC will address the issue of detention and the trauma caused and its impact on children and their families.

 

Uncage and Reunite Families Coalition (URFC) is a volunteer, grassroots organization whose mission is to promote and work towards reunifying all immigrant children with their families and advocate for their safety, health and well-being during immigration processing while in the custody of the United States government.