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Occupy Houston To Hold International Migrants Day March On 12/18

Above are details of an Occupy Houston March to be held on Suday 12/18 at 2 PM.

Here are more details of the event from Occupy Houston—

Immigrants are part of the 99%. Locally and nationally, immigrant communities are facing increasing attacks and human rights violations. On International Migrants Day, December 18th, Occupy Houston will join with those in the local immigration community and Occupy movements nationally to take a stand against the assaults and record number of detentions and deportations. In Houston and around the country, these developments have largely developed from local implementation of Secure Communities and 287g. Not only do these acts violate rights of immigrants, but also legal residents and the greater community who face racial profiling during their enforcement.

We will gather in Bellaire – a city with a high number of police racial profiling complaints reported – and march to Bellaire PD to send a clear message that much like our community at large discrimination, profiling and human rights violations against the immigrant community will not be tolerated. Please join us on this day.

Here are facts about International Migrants Day. 

December 16, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment