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Durham, NC teachers celebrate the forthcoming release of Wildin Acosta and call for the immediate release of the remaining detained students and the dismantling of ICE

We, as members of the Durham Association of Educators, are writing today to lift up the importance of community-based organizing coupled with legal support. After 6 months in detention, our student Wildin Guillen Acosta is finally scheduled to come home to Durham. At the same time, at least 9 other NC and GA youth remain detained in Georgia and so we call for the immediate release of these young people.

Last night, Wildin’s lawyer confirmed that the Judge had cancelled the full bond hearing and granted the $10,000 stipulated bond without the hearing.

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Wildin Acosta is a high school senior in Durham, North Carolina. 

This week he was supposed to graduate from Riverside High school.

But he didn’t get to walk with his class because the government has him in a detention center in Georgia.

His friends, family, and his teachers have rallied for his release.


Even his Congressman gave a speech on the House Floor 



Add your name to free Wildin and other high schoolers
the government won’t let graduate this month.