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Immigrant rights groups to protest detentions, hold press conference this evening in Raleigh

An important announcement from immigrant rights advocates this morning:

**MEDIA ADVISORY **

Immigrant rights groups will hold a press conference and rally to demand an end to immigrant detention Raleigh, NC – On Friday, immigrant rights groups and families of people in detention will hold a press conference and rally at the Wake County Public Safety Center to demand an end to immigrant detention. The action is a part of the Southeast Immigrant Rights Network month of action to denounce the abusive and inhumane immigration detention system. With a string of recent hunger strikes inside detention and 10 deaths in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody since the start of the fiscal year, immigration detention continues to be exposed as a fatally flawed system that needs to be shut down.

What: Press conference followed by a rally led by immigrant rights groups and families of people in detention. There will be visuals representing people in detention and messages of solidarity with families with a loved one in detention.

When: Friday, July 28th. Press conference begins at 6:30 pm.

Where: Wake County Public Safety Center (330 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601)

Who: Immigrant rights groups and families of people in detention

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