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.
1. Justice for Elvira
2. Families united: no raids, detention, or deportation
3. Respect for sanctuary
4. Legalization for all