In Salem, hundreds of Lights serves Liberty vigil - News - North of Boston

In Salem, hundreds of Lights serves Liberty vigil - News - North of Boston

Lights of Independence in Salem were staged on reports on food, water and sanction or neglect of migrant children at the US Customs and Border Control facility in El Paso, Texas and a dental camp in Hometead, Fla.

“No one can ever be illegal,” said Scot Sternberg, Salem resident, and Salem activists before hundreds of people sat and stood in Salem Church on Friday night.

The crowd repeatedly declared back more than once. There was only one message from the many people who were being delivered from a slate of speakers, including the Seth Moulton Conference, over the North Shore Lights three hours to England and protesting in Salem.

Protestants claimed that immigrants would end the inhumane conditions in camps and federal detention centers across the United States. Lights of Independence in Salem were staged on reports on food, water and sanction or neglect of migrant children at the US Customs and Border Control facility in El Paso, Texas and a dental camp in Hometead, Fla.

In her statements, Deputy State Lori Ehrlich, D-Marblehead, said she traveled to a protest group outside the Homestead facility.

“Prisoners of a child were marching. Hundreds of them lived there – 2,300 children in total, told me, ”she said. “They are held in a privately owned tent prison – indirectly – it is on a military base and so on land owned by you and me.” T

She added, “It is up to America to say again and again that these deeds will not be allowed in our name, or as importantly, in the name of America.” T

Some speakers share origin stories of their family. Some of them requested legislative action at local, state and federal levels. Salem chairman's No Place for Hate, Jeff Cohen, praised that the Peace Order Sanctuary was stepped in Salem.

“The current one does not provide [undocumented immigrants] adequate protection, ”he said.

Sternberg thanked Ehrlich and the representative of Paul Tucker and Sen. Joan Lovely – the two Democratic Parties from Salem – in part, co-sponsoring the Safe Communities Act but convinced them to help run the bill. this session. The enactment would prevent law enforcement personnel and court personnel from asking people about their immigration status unless the law requires them among other safeguards.

Hilary Grimes, founder of Raise Your Hands Up!, Based in Salem, organized the energy and protest Lights for Liberty in Salem. The noise storms changed the vigil – initially it was meant to take place outside of Moulton's district office – into the family sanctuary and damp First Church.

It was one of about 30 Lights events for Liberty held across the Commonwealth and over 750 across the globe on Friday, July 12th.

When this one started at 7 hours, the community organizer Cherish Casey led the sea of ​​singers sitting and standing in a song and singing before moments of immigrant children who died. federal detention centers. t

“We can release these people to their families in the states,” said Sunny Robinson, a registered teacher, activities and activities.

Robinson said that there is a myth that there are undocumented immigrants without shows for the court hearing. Studies, she said, show 90% of exhibitions. She asked people to make legal claims to do everything within their power to eliminate the dental camps and remind them of their legal obligation to uphold asylum laws.

The poet and University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Professor Martin Espanda recognized two of his poems which he put together for the Friday event.

A two day event was held on Friday before Immigration Enforcement and Customs put immigrant shapes at the top of 10 cities nationwide, Robinson said. She also opened three new dental centers or opened early in Mississippi and Louisiana, where there is a lack of immigration lawyers and courts.

More than one speaker said that a comprehensive immigration reform is needed. Moulton was among them, noting that it is co-sponsored by 51 bills that would “provide our breakages”. [immigration] system. ”

“The only measure is the amount of work to be done,” said Moulton. hope. "

Moulton's statements sent to 15-minute energy – with glowing candles at the church's café sanctuary.

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