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Columbus Clergy to Accompany Brandow Espinal to ICE Check-in

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 5, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT

Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202)735-7123

Dan Clark, dclark@faithinpubliclife.org, (614)648-3663

Columbus Clergy to Accompany Brandow Espinal to ICE Check-in

Columbus, Ohio — On Monday, April 9th at 9:30 a.m., faith and community leaders will accompany Brandow Espinal to his Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) check-in.

Brandow is the son of Edith Espinal who took sanctuary at Columbus Mennonite Church to avoid deportation and keep her family together. Brandow is under increased attack from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Brandow was recently forced to attend weekly ICE check-ins though his immigration court date isn’t until 2020. This will be his first check-in in 6 months.

WHAT:

Clergy will accompany Brandow Espinal to his ICE check-in

WHEN:

Monday, April 9th at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

50 W. Broad St.

Columbus, OH 43215

WHO:

Faith leaders and community members

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