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National Fast to Stop Deportations Comes to Portland

Day Laborers, Domestic Workers, Families Facing Deportation and Faith Leaders Join National

WHAT: Press Conference and beginning of a two-day fast and programming

WHO: day laborers, domestic workers, faith leaders, Voz Worker Rights, National Day Labor

Organizing Network, St Andrew Catholic Church, American Friends Service Committee, Interfaith

Movement for Immigrant Justice, Oregon Dream Activist, Portland Central America Solidarity



Bakersfield mom & US citizen makes desperate attempt to stop husband’s deportation to India


Husband’s 110-day detention has devastated family already struggling in wake of wife’s surgery, County’s possible role in deportation draws criticism 

Three months after the case of Ruth Montaño, one local mom nearly deported over a trivial complaint about her barking dogs made headlines, another local mother is stepping up to protect her hard-working husband from deportation. 

Mariana Parmar, a Bakersfield resident and US citizen, is imploring immigration authorities to cancel the deportation of her husband, Jagmohan Singh, which she recently learned is scheduled for this Wednesday, May 29. The couple, married for over a decade, have three U.S. Citizen children, ages 6, 8, and 10. [A picture of the family is available here.