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Protect immigrants from deportation, farm workers will urge at human billboard event

Today, the United Farm Workers, UFW Foundation, farm workers and allies will form a socially-distanced human billboard urging bold action in the early days of the Biden-Harris administration to protect all immigrants from deportation.

Washington state farm workers demand the incoming Biden-Harris administration and Congress protect our nation’s undocumented immigrants, including farm workers who are at the core of the food supply chain and on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The demands include the need to undo the damage caused by the Trump administration, a moratorium on deportations, and the creation of a roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. The UFW & UFW Foundation are part of a new national immigration coalition that will formally launch in early 2021.

UFW Foundation’s Emergency Relief Coordinator Zaira Sanchez is available for interviews.

Who: Farm workers, United Farm Workers, UFW Foundation.

What: Socially-distanced human billboard in support of legalization for undocumented immigrants, including essential farm workers.

When: Event starts at 1 p.m. PST on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020.

Where: Action—Overpass intersecting Hwy 395 and Court St.; Parking—1328 Rd. 28, Pasco, Wash.