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May Day Immigrant Justice March | NAKASEC, CASA, Make the Road NY, National Domestic Workers Alliance, CARECEN-Central American Resource Center
May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Bring your protest signs, walking shoes, masks – and loudest voice to chant for immigrant justice – down the streets of DC. On May 1st, what internationally is known as May Day, el Dia del Trabajador, we flood the nation’s capital to demand justice for millions of immigrants who have been left behind for years, worse yet now during the pandemic.
You will be amongst thousands of others who are tired of waiting for promises from our elected officials. President Biden’s first 100 days in office are UP and we still need him and Congress to act on administrative and legislative protections for immigrants! We need solutions NOW, especially as the pandemic wreaks havoc on families on both sides of the border.
WHY May 1? May 1 is International Workers Day. Immigrants have been working on the frontlines of the #COVID pandemic for over a year. Their contributions to society have proven essential — from picking our food, to driving our transportation, to caring for us in hospitals — the immigrant community has been doing the essential work that runs this country.
We are calling for accountability from Democrats — black and brown voters turned out in record numbers last election — and it is time for our representatives to deliver on the promises they made. We call on President Biden and Congress to deliver immigration reform and to stop deportations and to create a pathway to citizenship for the DACAmented, TPS holders, and all 11 million undocumented folks.