FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 5. 2013 

CONTACT: Lorena Melgarejo, San Francisco Organizing Project

PICO California Works to Melt the ICE and Keep Father of U.S. Citizens with his Children
: National faith-based network is turning up the heat on 30 House members with 
“Summer for Citizenship"

What:  SF faith leaders, Pangea Legal Services, immigrant advocates, and family members will gather at the SF ICE office to ask to stop the deportation of Jaiderman and the use of prosecutorial discretion

When: Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 12 p.m. PDT 

Where: San Francisco ICE office, 630 Sansome Street, San Francisco

Who: Bay area clergy who will deliver a letter signed by many clergy to ICE, undocumented Americans who will participate in the PICO Pilgrimage for a Pathway to Citizenship by walking  285 miles for 21 days to lift up the need for immigration reform, immigrant advocates, family members, including Jaiderman's brother who will share the story of the pain that Jaiderman's 5 and 7 year old US citizen children are feeling with all this uncertainty 

Visuals:  Jaiderman’s Guatemalan band, photos of his children and the family signs, clergy in vestments.

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