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HAPPENING NOW: Immigrant advocates will discuss key developments and challenges on immigration this week.
.@silkys13, Executive Director of @DetentionWatch:

"Immigrant lives are in jeopardy any time they are in ICE custody...The Biden Administration must continue to cut detention contracts..."
.@ashahshahani, Legal & Advocacy Director of @ProjectSouth:

"As a reminder, ICE knew about the abuses as far back as 2018.... We need ICE to come clean about what is happening nationwide..."
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.@SenatorMenendez: "Our immigration was broken long before Donald Trump and it will remain broken for years to come if Congress doesn't act." #WeAreHome #LobbyDay Image
Gabriela Cruz: "This is the year we will deliver... communities cannot wait." #WeAreHome #LobbyDay Image
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Happening now! Join Members of Congress, faith leaders, community leaders, and essential workers on the need to build a path to citizenship for Dreamers, TPS holders, and farm workers. #WeAreHome #LobbyDay
.@SpeakerPelosi: "It's time to align our policies with our cherished heritage." #WeAreHome #LobbyDay Image
.@SpeakerPelosi: "There’s nothing partisan about honoring the contributions of newcomers to America.” #WeAreHome #LobbyDay Image
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#THREAD The #LobbyDay militia rally tomorrow in Richmond already had one planned terrorist attack foiled and is awash in disinfo.

It's a little late to do so, but here's my preview thread for what's going on.
What the hell *is* this event that might pop off tomorrow? Here's the tl;dr from @IwriteOK's newest article for @bellingcat, which I'll be discussing and linking to later in this thread.
The broad right wing militia/patriot movement, particularly in the United States, is the conjoined twin brother of the white nationalist movement. That doesn't mean they have the same ideas about race. This article provides some important background.…
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