MEDIA CONTACT: JOE SHANSKY (414) 218-3331
Voces de la Frontera Joins National Tour to Shine Light on Deportations
Meeting With Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), State Officials to include testimonies from affected families
Every year, approximately 400,000 people are deported from the United States. On Sunday April 17, Voces de la Frontera will organize state and federal elected officials to participate in a town hall-style event at St. Adalbert’s Church, where Wisconsin residents will tell their individual stories about the toll these deportations are taking on families in our state.
The event is part of Congressman Gutierrez’s national tour to highlight the rise in deportations under the Obama administration.
WHAT: Voces de la Frontera Town Hall Meeting Featuring Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
WHEN: Sunday, April 17, 2011; 4:00 pm
WHERE: St. Adalbert’s Church, 1923 W. Becher St., Milwaukee