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Netflix “Immigration Nation” Discussions

HOSTED BY: The Basilica of St. Mary Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Tuesday, October 13, 2020 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Immigration Nation is a six-part Netflix documentary series looking inside the world of immigration enforcement over the past four years. Watch it at home. Then join Basilica parishioners in a Zoom discussion with leaders …

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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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FREE GREGORIO – Farewell Vigil JULY 29

Barring a miracle, Gregorio’s deportation flight is set to leave MSP Airport tomorrow at 9 AM. ICOM will hold a Farewell Vigil for Gregorio outside the Whipple Federal Courthouse in Ft. Snelling, St. Paul tomorrow, Wednesday, July 29 from 7:30 to 10 am. This is one last opportunity for us to show his family that we love and support them through this …

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July 23 Urgent Action – Support Gregorio Montejo

Gregorio Montejo’s deportation order is imminent!   Yesterday, Gregorio’s attorneys submitted an Emergency Request to Stay his deportation. Gregorio is a devoted husband, father of four children, and respected member of his community in MN for over 2 decades. He must be allowed to remain in the US until a decision has been made on …

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July 14, 2020 Vigil

THE END OF ASYLUM? FIGHT BACK AGAINST THE SUPREME COURT’S FAST-TRACK ASYLUM RULING! The Supreme Court recently ruled in support of the Trump Administration’s plan to fast track the asylum process, basically ruling that asylum-seekers do not have the right to a day in court to plea their case. This ruling challenges the internationally recognized …

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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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