Ohio Nuns on the Bus to Hold Rally in Protest of ICE Detention Center at Morrow County Jail

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March 19, 2018

 

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Ohio Nuns on the Bus to Hold Rally in Protest of ICE Detention Center at Morrow County Jail

Ahead of the March 23rd deadline to pass a federal spending bill, religious leaders are calling on Congress to defund detention centers throughout the nation


MT. GILEAD, Ohio — On Wednesday, March 21st, at 3:00 p.m., faith leaders led by Ohio Nuns on the Bus will hold a rally at Morrow County Jail and to demand humane treatment of our immigrant neighbors. Faith and community leaders are calling on Congress to keep families together by defunding detention center and finding alternatives to deportation.

This is the last rally exposing the unjust system of immigration detention. Each day, hundreds of undocumented immigrants are forcibly removed from their families and held as criminals in our local jails and detention centers.

WHAT: 
Faith leaders will hold a rally at Morrow County Jail and demand humane treatment of our immigrant neighbors.

WHEN: 
Wednesday, March 21st, at 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Morrow County Jail
101 Home Rd
Mt. Gilead, OH 43338

WHO:
Faith leaders and community members
 

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