Now – Sept 5: NAKASEC’s 24-hour-per-day vigil in front of White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in support of DACA, from Aug 15 – Sept 5. If you work downtown or plan to spend any part of a day or evening in town between now and 6pm on September 5, stop by to show your support, even for 15 minutes during your lunch hour, a break, or beginning or end of your day. NAKASEC is the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium. NAKASEC is a participant in our DMV Sanctuary Network. Specific public prayer times are 8:30am and 5:30pm, daily.
Sunday, Sept 3: UUs staff the NAKASEC vigil. UUs, locally and from around country at the encouragement of the UUA and UUSC, are staffing the NAKASEC vigil. Starting with 8:30am prayers led by Cedar Lane’s Rev. Katie Romano Griffin, through 5:30pm evening prayers led by Rev Rob Keithan of All Souls. Come in your WES and immigrant support shirts for all or part of this day/night.
Monday, Sept 4, 5:30pm prayers and rally at the NAKASEC vigil by DMV Sanctuary congregations as precursor to administration’s DACA announcement on September 5. Clergy, please wear religious attire.
Tuesday, Sept 5, 9:30am. National Day of Action in Support of DACA/TPS, across the country.
Gather: 9:30 AM at Lafayette Park in front of the White House (we will gather near center statue to discuss details of the plan)
Press Conference: 10:00 AM
March to USCIS: 12 PM (conditional on announcement)
- Our response will be based on timing and content of announcement.
- If there is no announcement by 12 noon, we will march to USCIS.
- If there is an announcement upholding DACA, we will celebrate at the White House and proceed as a victory march shortly following.
- If there is an announcement suspending DACA, we will proceed with the march from Lafayette Park to USCISC shortly after the announcement.
Contact: Omar Angel 202-699-0694 and we invite you to follow the Facebook event for any changes that may arise here.
Monday – Saturday, September 4 – 9, 8am – 8pm daily, RNC, 310 First Street, SE across from Capitol South Metro Station.FIRM (Fair Immigration Reform Movement, a DMV Sanctuary ally and with support by DMV Sanctuary) is organizing a 5-day fast by DACA youth in front of the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill. In anticipation that there could be congressional actions coming out after the administration’s announcement, these advocates are putting themselves and their safety on the line. Please stop by between 8am–8pm to support them!