I came to the US 12 years ago. I am currently living in Doraville, Georgia, and I am a member of the popular committee Fuerzas Unidas. I have a daughter, and five American great-children. I also have a son that was deported eight years ago. I am participating in this action because we all are suffering the menace of the deportations, and it is not only my family, but everybody around me, and somebody has to step up. I was one of the seven people that chained ourselves to the fence of the White House in the summer, and this action is part of the escalation we have promised president Obama until we stop deportations and the separation of families.
NotOneMoreDeportation.com is a campaign made of individuals, organizations, artists, and allies to expose, confront, and overcome unjust immigration laws.
As the immigration debate continues, #Not1More enters the discussion from the place that touches people in concrete ways and can offer tangible relief. By collectively challenging unfair deportations and unjust policy through organizing, art, legislation, and action, we aim to reverse criminalization, build migrant power, and create immigration policies based on principles of inclusion.
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I want to be part of the movement to stop deportations and win inclusion.