01. May 2017 - 14:00 till 17:00
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May Day Action: Immigrants and Workers March | Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C. | Monday, 01. May 2017

We are a nation of immigrants.

We work, we build, we raise families, we vote.

#MayDayAction

As attacks on immigrants and refugees continue to come under the Trump administration, it's important that we unite together and show the President that we will not be intimidated and we demand respect and fairness.

On May 1st (May Day), let's come together in Washington and show the world we will not be intimidated by the attacks on immigrants in our country and those seeking opportunity in the United States.
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  • Live at #MayDayAction.
  • Getting close to the White House!
  • Making our way!
  • Marching to Lafayette Square.
  • It's getting loud and full out here in DuPont Circle. #MayDayAction #DConStrike
  • Just a reminder: We are gathering at DuPont Circle at 2PM EDT today and then we will march down to Lafayette Square. Looking forward to seeing you there!
  • We would love to see your smiling faces on social media. If you support our campaign, please share on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram using the hashtags #maydayaction, #riseup, #mayday
  • Looking forward to joining you all on Monday, May 1st, for the May Day Action: Immigrants and Workers March. If you have any questions or want to volunteer, please contact Alma Couverthie at acouverthie@wearecasa.org. For all press inquiries, contact Fernanda Durand at fdurand@wearecasa.org.
  • Interested in volunteering for the March on May 1st? Please e-mail Alma Couverthie at acouverthie@wearecasa.org.
  • “'At Facebook, we’re committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable expressing their opinions and speaking up,' a spokesman wrote in an emailed statement. 'We support our people in recognizing International Workers’ Day and other efforts to raise awareness for safe and equitable employment conditions.'"
  • United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions referred to people crossing the border in a prepared speech as "filth" today. During his speech he omitted the phrase, but it is clear just what this administration things of immigrants. Help us spread the word and join us May 1st as we march to the White House!! #MayDayAction #RiseUp
  • Are you marching this May 1st? Tell us why it's important to you. #MayDayAction #Resist #HereToStay
  • If you can't make it to D.C. join us in Harrisburg, PA on May 1st! Stayed tuned for more events near you. #MayDayAction #HeretoStay #Resist
  • These disgusting trends are gaining more and more traction nationwide. #MayDayAction is just one day but we must continue to fight everyday. Keep active in your communities and get involved in your local politics. If you don't, they will! #heretostay #riseup #mayday
  • Great news Veronica will get to stay with her family. Unfortunately this is not the case for everyone. Daily families are tormented by the fear that their loved ones can be ripped away from them. Will you stand with us for #MayDayAction!
  • Everyday hundreds of thousands of our brothers, sisters, mothers and fathers labor to feed to this country. This is why we march on #MayDayAction to make sure that they have a voice! Join us
  • Sin Duda Estaré En La Marcha *** Toda La Familia.
  • I will attend, Insha-Allah.
  • Get ready for Women March Part II with #maydayaction. I can not wait to stand with immigrants, their families and loved ones to ensure our country's true heritage is preserved. That we will always be a nation of immigrants, refugees, and entrepreneurs searching for a better life!
  • 5 people were arrested by ICE yesterday as they showed up the scheduled appointments with USCIS! Of the five people arrested only two had "minor traffic offenses" three had no criminal records at all. Are you ready to stand with us and declare that this is not right? Join us May 1st for #MayDayAction!
  • Great news that Daniel is expected to be released today! But we cannot rest and you know this administration wont. The time is now for us to stand up for what is right. Join us for #MayDayAction on May 1st, 2017.
  • Absolutely tragic! Armed ICE Agents kick down a door and shoot a 52 year old father in front of his family. This is why we cannot have overzealous ICE agents rampaging through our communities without impunity. We need bills like the #MDTRUSTAct to protect our families. Call your legislators and let them know to support immigrant families! #MayDayAction
  • After dropping his son off at school, Jesus Peraza was arrested by ICE. Now his lawyers and the Baltimore City Council are calling out the Trump Administration and for target people without criminal records. "If there's any other reason an ICE agent thinks they might be a threat, they can be arrested. While under Obama, they were instructed to target people who had been convicted of crimes," said Jared Jaskot said. We can't let families like the Perazas be ripped apart. Join us May 1st and stand with immigrant families in demanding justice!
  • Day after an ICE raid in La Cruces the "public schools saw a sixty-per-cent spike in absences compared to the previous week—twenty-one hundred of the district’s twenty-five thousand students missed school. Two thousand students stayed away again the next day." We cannot allow our kids development and education suffer because of this administrations racist tactics. Stand with us and immigrant students across the country on May 1st!
  • Take the pledge to join us on May 1st for #MayDayAction. Let us know why you support a diverse country that welcomes immigrants, refugees, and Muslims.