Federal Building Protest Against Arrest of Elvira Arellano

by Mexica Movement Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007 at 8:52 PM
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Over 100 people protest outside Federal Building in support of Elvira Arellano. Activists re-energized by arrest of migrant mother. Protest march scheduled for Sat. August 25th

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DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES -Over 100 supporters of Elvira Arellano rallied and protested outside the Federal Building on Monday night.

The community protested the arrest and deportation of Elvira on Sunday. A sense of outrage permeated the event.

The demonstrators were multi-ethnic and the event revealed how Elvira has become the symbol for a movement against an unjust system that tears families apart.

SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 25th:

* Saturday major mobilization from Olympic and Broadway. Mothers and children to wear white.

* Elvira's caravan will continue across the country.

* Sept 12 general national boycott.



Demands are:

1. Justice for Elvira

2. Families united: no raids, detention, or deportation

3. Respect for sanctuary

4. Legalization for all

Original: Federal Building Protest Against Arrest of Elvira Arellano