Immigration Reform: Activists call for immigrant rights

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A coalition of women’s social justice organizations protested Saturday outside the White House, calling for President Obama to stand up for immigrant rights.

“We deserve the right to live in dignity and free from the fear of being separated from our families,” they said in a prepared statement.

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I talked with Heather Benno, a social justice activist from “Women Organized to Resist and Defend.”

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Heather Benno at WH Rally
Heather Benno outside the White House at the immigrant rally. (Bill Hughes)

 

2 thoughts on “Immigration Reform: Activists call for immigrant rights

  • August 18, 2013 at 11:36 PM
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    If they are illegal they have the right to a free flight home. They should have known not to enter our country without permission. Especially if they have children this is really irresponsible. Maybe the children should be take into custody and put up for adoption.

  • August 18, 2013 at 4:43 PM
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    Illegal Immigrants are illegal; they have absolutely no right to be in our country .. it’s as simple as that

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