THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
OFFICES OF COUNCIL MEMBERS YDANIS RODRIGUEZ and JUMAANE WILLIAMS
CITY HALL, NEW YORK, NY 10007
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
- Stephanie Miliano / 954-534-2144 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kevin Fagan / 917-608-8784 / email@example.com
New York, NY – Tomorrow, January 31st at 1pm on the steps of City Hall, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams, alongside other elected officials, and advocates will stand with Ravi Ragbir to call for his permanent presence in the United States.
Yesterday, Monday, January 29th, a federal judge ordered Ragbir’s release from ICE detention. While his deportation has been stayed until February 9th, his deportation order is still in effect. Local and federal elected officials, and advocates will continue to work to reverse the Department of Homeland Securities decision to deport him.
WHAT: Press conference calling for Ravi Ragbir’s permanent presence in the United States
WHO: Ravi Ragbir; Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez, Jumaane Williams, Justin Brannan; New Sanctuary Coalition; elected officials; advocates; list in formation
WHEN: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 1pm
WHERE: Steps of City Hall