The deportation of Elvira Arellano should not proceed.
The March 10th Movement declares its unconditional solidarity with Elvira Arellano and La Familia Unida, and with all immigrants in deportation procedures in Illinois and in the whole country.
The March 10th Movement, as a member of the National Alliance for
Immigrant Rights, calls to all immigrants in deportation proceeding to request asylum and sanctuary in any local church, and request from these churches their support for these immigrants.
The March 10th Movement demands, as one its main points, an immediate moratorium on immigration on immigration raids and deportations, and to stop Michael Chertoffs plans to force all employers to verify the Social Security numbers of their employees.
Among the many members of the March 10th Movement are Alivio Medical Center, CALOR, Casa Aztlan, Casa Michoacán, Federación de Clubes de Michoacan, Centro Romero, Chinese American Service League, Coalición Internacional de Mexicanos en el Exterior, Durango Unido de Chicago, Enlaces América, Federaciones from Chihuahua, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Guanajuato, IME, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Instituto del Progreso Latino, Latinos Progresando, Latinos of the Southwest, NALACC, Nahui Ollin Danza Azteca, MCN, Organizacion del Distrito Federal, Pilsen Neighbors, RPD de Guatemala, Resurrection Project, UNIRR, UIC-ISO, Union Latina, Universidad Popular, Friends of Sullivan, Illinois Hunger Coalition, ACMMI, Iglesia Bíblica de Wheaton, Red por La Paz y Desarrollo en Guatemala, ACORN, Metropolitan Tenants Organization, Rainbow Push Coalition, Comité for a Better Chicago, BUILD, WTLU, West Town Leadership, United Electrical Workers, PRD, and others.