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Day 11 of 40 Days of Action, Fasting, and Prayer for Immigration Justice:

“If we wouldn’t want our family to be separated because of deportation, how can we stand by and let our brothers and sisters from places like Mexico and Nigeria be separated because of unjust immigration policy?”

-Brian Valdez, who’s fasting for 30 days, on how his Mexican-Irish heritage and faith compel him to fight for immigration justice