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Faith Leaders Support Edith Espinal’s Teenage Son as ICE Contractor Makes Home Visit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 10, 2017

MEDIA CONTACT

Mackenzie Harris, mharris@faithinpubliclife.org, (610)283-8879
Dan Clark, dclark@faithinpubliclife.org, (614)648-3663

Faith Leaders Support Edith Espinal’s Teenage Son as ICE Contractor Makes Home Visit​

Columbus, Ohio — On Wednesday, October 11th at 7 a.m., community and faith leaders will gather at the Espinal home to provide a supportive and faithful presence as 19 year-old Brandow has a scheduled home visit from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contractor. Since targeting Brandow’s mother, Edith, for deportation, ICE has intensified their monitoring of Brandow even though his immigration court appearance is not scheduled until 2020. Edith Espinal remains in sanctuary at Columbus Mennonite Church to avoid deportation and keep her family together.​

WHAT:

Faith Leaders Support Brandow Espinal During ICE Visit

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 11th, at 7 a.m.​

WHERE:

Columbus, OH ​

WHO:

Rabbi Jessica Shimberg, The Little Minyan Kehilla

Sister Germaine Conroy, Dominican Sisters of Peace

Sister Doris Regan, Dominican Sisters of Peace

Ruben Castilla Herrera, Community Organizer

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