Events

November 10, 2020 Vigil – ICE: Reunite 545 Immigrant Children with their Families NOW!

Under Trump’s Zero Tolerance policy, 3,000 immigrant children were heinously separated from their parents in 2017 – 2018. Many were less than 2 years old. 545 of these children still remain in ICE custody, their parents unable to find them. Join us at 7:30 AM outside the Whipple Federal Courthouse Building, at 1 Federal Drive, …

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September 8, 2020 Vigil

WE REMEMBER. WE REPENT. WE REPAIR. Cosponsored by: St. Joan of Arc We will meet in front of the Whipple Federal Building at Fort Snelling, located at 1 Federal Drive in St. Paul at 7:30 AM. Please wear masks, BYO signs, and stand socially distanced.

AUGUST 11, 2020 VIGIL

ICOM and Springhouse Ministries will host this month’s vigil at the Whipple Federal Building at Fort Snelling, St. Paul at 7:30 AM on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. This month’s vigil theme is: FREE THEM ALL, with a guest speaker from the MN Freedom Fund. COVID Guidelines: Please wear a mask, BYO signs, and stand 6 …

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Vigil to Free Gregorio

On June 7, Gregorio will have spent 200 days in ICE detention at the Sherburne County jail. That is 200 days too long. Join us as we demand freedom for Gregorio Montejo and all ICE detainees amid COVID-19. 1pm, Sunday, June 7, 2020Sherburne County Jail, 13880 Business Center Dr. NW, Elk RiverMeet us in the …

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ICOM in the News

This Tuesday, ICOM coordinated a protest action which took place outside the federal courthouse in St. Paul. As part of Detention Watch Network’s #FreeThemAll campaign, protesters stood in solidarity with the detainees of “Sherburne 62” as their case for release amidst the COVID-19 threat was being heard inside the courthouse. Please read about ICOM’s involvement …

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What Would Whipple Do? Vigil Press Coverage

In the late 1960’s, The Henry Benjamin Whipple Federal Building was named to honor the legacy of the first Episcopal Bishop of Minnesota who was an advocate for Native American Dakota peoples. Today, the Whipple Federal Building holds a regional “deportation machine.” Inside are the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Citizen and Immigration …

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What Would Whipple Do? 10/29

Join us for a prayer vigil and press conference on Tuesday 10/29 at the Whipple Building, South “ICE Only” gates, 1 Federal Drive, Saint Paul, MN 55111. 8am Vigil, 9am Press Conference. In the late 1960’s, The Henry Benjamin Whipple Federal Building was named to honor the legacy of the first Episcopal Bishop of Minnesota …

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Nonviolence at the border & beyond, 9/23

Nonviolence at the border & beyond – Mon. Sept. 23, 5-6:30 pm at Plymouth Congregational Church (1900 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis).  Learn how the U.S. immigration & asylum system impacts human rights and explore ways to use nonviolent human rights strategies to keep protect vulnerable groups. Sponsored by Nonviolent Peaceforce and The Advocates for Human Rights.