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Contact: Madeline Daniels
Phone: (202) 657-0664
Email: madelined@firstfocus.net
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY: Advocates to Rally for Immigration Reform that Works for Kids

Children of Immigrants

Contact:
Madeline Daniels
(202) 999-4853 (office)

What:
National Rally for Citizenship challenging Congress to deliver immigration reform that works for children and families.

Who:
Wendy Cervantes, Vice President of Immigration and Child Rights Policy for First Focus
Eric Leutke, Delegate and Educator, National Education Association
Macky Fofana, Youth Advocate
Josie F. Garza, Executive Director, National Latino Children’s Institute
Michelle Brané, Director, Migrant Rights & Justice, Women’s Refugee Commission
Raymond Jose, United We Dream
Ian Cainglet, American Federation of Teachers

When:
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The National Rally for Citizenship will begin at 3:00pm EDT
The Children and Families agenda will begin at approximately 5:00pm EDT

Where:
West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building
Washington, D.C.

Why:
Tens of thousands of immigrants and advocates will urge Congress to pass common sense immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship. The Children and Families agenda will feature experts and advocates for immigrant families, civil rights, working families, and children.

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First Focus is a bipartisan advocacy organization dedicated to making children and families a priority in federal policy and budget decisions. For more information, visit www.firstfocus.net.