Block the Deportation Budget - Recess with Rodney August 14-18


Immigrant families are under attack. Here in New Jersey, deportations are up 30% since Trump took office. And things will only get worse if Congress approves the 2018 budget that sets aside $4.5 billion to detain and deport even more immigrants, hire thousands of additional ICE agents, make tens of thousands of new beds in private detention facilities, and build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

In New Jersey's 11th district, Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) has a key role in determining the budget as Chair of the Appropriations committee. Votes are expected in September.

That's why this August Recess,  we are drawing a line in the sand to demand #Not1Dollar for the Frelinghuysen Deportation Budget. Please join Make the Road New Jersey, Wind of the Spirit, NJ-11th for Change and more than a dozen organizations from New Jersey and across the country August 14-18 in Morristown, NJ for a non-stop week of action to Block the Deportation budget. It's time to #DefundHate.


Week of Action to Block the Deportation Budget


  • Monday August 14th: 11am Kickoff Rally to Block the Deportation Budget with Wind of the Spirit and dozens of immigrant rights organizations. 
  • Tuesday August 15th: 11am: community canvass to engage NJ-11 voters // 4pm: DACA anniversary action: Save DACA, #Not1Dollar for Deportation
  • Wednesday August 16th: 11am: Backers of Hate - we will take our fight to JP Morgan Chase Bank, a key financier of the deportation machine
  • Thursday August 17th: 11am: Building the People's Budget - Report Release
  • Friday August 18th: 11am: Friday without Frelinghuysen rally 

**Overnight Vigils held nightly at 7pm from Monday 14th through Thursday 17th**

All events will be held at Rep. Frelinghuysen's office at 30 Schuyler Place, Morristown, NJ unless otherwise indicated
Join us! Please RSVP below.
And please contribute to support our week of action:
Endorsing Organizations (list in formation, email [email protected] to endorse): ACLU-NJ, Action Together NJ, American Friends Service Committee, Bend the Arc, Center for Popular Democracy, FIRM, Make the Road Connecticut, Make the Road New York, Make the Road Pennsylvania, National Immigration Law Center, National Lawyers Guild, NJ Food and Water Watch, NJ Working Families Alliance, NJ 11th for Change, SEIU 32BJ, SEIU 1199, UU of Summit, We Belong Together, Wind of the Spirit.
August 14, 2017 at 11:00am - August 18, 2017
U.S. Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen Office (NJ-11)
30 Schuyler Pl
Morristown, NJ 07960
United States
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