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*If you won’t be in Orlando, click here to get information on the Families Belong Together actions taking place across the country on Saturday, June 30thYou can also download signs to print to take with you.

Imprisoning children with their parents is still imprisoning children. Join us in Orlando on Saturday, July 30th for a powerful day of action in solidarity with rallies happening across Washington and the nation. In Orlando, we will be gathering together to send a powerful message to Governor Scott, to Congress and to the President: families belong together!

We can’t let up the pressure! We must keep our voices raised, our calls going into Congress, and our letter writing, petition signing, and our rallying at full throttle.

This weekend, the critically important actions are taking place across Florida – and across the country – will make it clear we have zero-tolerance for Trump’s human rights abuses. It’s essential that people keep showing up and speaking out.

I’ll be at City Hall in downtown Orlando on Saturday June 30th at 2 p.m. and hope you can join me.

It’s long past time for President Trump’s lies and destructive immigration policies to end. Children deserve to be with their families outside of cages and they deserve to have their rights protected. Families should not be imprisoned. Reuniting children with their families and then imprisoning them indefinitely in jails or detention centers is no solution, nor is forcing them to return to the violence and danger they risked their lives to flee.

Trump’s Executive Order did not resolve these matters.

In fact, the Trump administration created this crisis and the Trump administration still must offer real solutions that treat immigrant and asylum-seeking families with fairness, compassion, care, dignity, and respect.

*Let’s make sure the Administration hears loud and clear that we aren’t going anywhere until there’s justice for these children and families. Click here to get rally information and here for downloadable signs.

Our nation must do better than this. We can’t allow human rights abuses in the name of immigration enforcement to continue to happen – and we also can’t turn our backs on one another now. See you on Saturday!

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