Monday, June 4, 2012 - 6:00pm

You're invited... 

****Sigue en espanol*****
Six youth have walked from the Golden Gate Bridge to Colorado

One Estes Park youth, Hugo, is facing deportation.

Support them! Come to this month's vigil

& bring donations for the long journey ahead to DC.

The walkers will be in Denver two weeks and then move on towards Washington DC. They will be speaking at and leading the vigil Monday along with Hugo, a young man from Estes Park who is facing deportation. For More information on them scroll down. 

***Seis jóvenes han estado caminando desde de California hasta Washington DC para cambiar las leyes migratorias. Van a estar aquí en Denver por dos semanas! Van a liderar la vigilia de este mes conjunto con Hugo, un joven de Estes Park, CO que esta en procedimiento de deportación. Para mas información ve abajo.

Where/Donde: GEO for-profit Immigrant Detention Center.

Meet at  the corner of 30th and Peoria (march 3 blocks to front of center)

Time/Hora: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Hugo came to the United States at a young age and has been living in Colorado ever since. He is in deportation proceedings and was denied his request for favorable use of prosecutorial discretion despite the fact that he qualifies for the DREAM Act and has a clean criminal record. If deported, Hugo will be separated from his parents and 3 younger siblings. 

 

Hugo graduated from Estes Park High School in Colorado and wishes to enlist in the armed forces, but is unable to due to his immigration status. Hugo has been suffering from Rheumatic Fever for the past 2 years and is receiving medical treatment. Hugo needs to stay in the United States to continue his treatment. 

According to the memo issued by John Morton, Hugo is not a priority for deportation and should be granted favorable exercise of prosecutorial discretion.

PLEASE DONATE THESE ITEMS AT THE VIGIL TO SUPPORT THE WALKERS!
***POR FAVOR TRAE ESTOS COSITAS A LA VIGILA PARA RESPALDAR LOS CAMINANTES!
• Socks for all walkers (sizes 8-11 Men) **Calcetines por l@s caminantes (talla 8 a 11 de hombres)
• sport shots (4-Medium male, 2 large female) ** pantalones cortos (4 de talla mediano de hombres, 2 de talla grande de mujeres)
• Short sleeve shirt (sizes: 3 small, 3 mediums) **remeras de mangas cortas (tallas: 3 pequeños, 3 medianos)
• Toothpaste** Pasta dentífrica
• Mouth wash **enjuague bocal
• Deodorants **desodorantes
• Sun block **bloqueador solar
• Foot care: anti-fungus spray **Anti-hongo para los pies
• Shampoo/conditioner/soap **champú/acondicionador/jabón
• Tents **Tiendas para acampar
• Monetary donations- to help CAD Walkers with expenses such as gas, support vehicle, RV repair, emergencies on the road, food, medical prescriptions. ** Donaciones de dinero para pagar: gasolina, reparaciones al auto, emergencias en el camino, comida y recetas de medicina.
Wish list: 
-Broadband minutes for our Virgin Mobile and Verizon wireless cards **Minutos para el internet en sus celulares de Virgin móvil y Verizon
-gas generator** generador de gasolina
-gift cards-gas stations, grocery stores ** Tarjetas de regalo a estaciones de gas y supermercados
-Visa, MasterCard gift cards** tarjetas de regalo de Visa o Mastercard
-Airline miles *** Millas de aviones

Can't make it to the vigil? Bring the items to AFSC. Email or call Piper to make sure someone will be at the office. jpiper@afsc.org 303-623-3464 ext. 5