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For Immediate Release: Detained for Nearly a Decade, Kenyan Torture Survivor Still Awaiting Relief

New York, May 13, 2014 -- Families for Freedom (FFF) calls on Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release Sylvester Owino. Mr. Owino, 37-years-old, has been in immigration detention since 2005 with no bond, nearly a decade after he completed his sentence for his crime. He fled from Kenya to the United States to attend college in 1998.

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We'll gather to celebrate the strength of the women who nurture our movement. Join us for cake, tea & good conversation. You can bring a dish to share potluck-style.

Message to New York City: “Stop all collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and create a safe immigration legacy New Yorkers can be proud of.”

NEW YORK, NY – This Tuesday, Members of the Migrant Power Alliance (MPA) and affiliated migrant and racial justice and human rights organizations including Families for Freedom, Black Alliance for Just Immigration, Raza Youth Collective and others, will kick off the ICE-FREE NYC Campaign at 11am with a press conference at 26 Federal Plaza (on the steps on Lafayette St. near the corner of Worth) calling on New York City to end all collaboration with Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE). The campaign is led by directly affected New Yorkers.

In the Media
February 12, 2014

It is the drowsy after-lunch slot in one of San Antonio’s immigration courts, housed anonymously on the third floor of a squat brown office building, when the case of Pedro Rochas begins.

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