The Ecology Center will be joining immigrant and environmental rights organizations to stage a rally in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in San Francisco, to demand the release of Daniel Maher, a Bay Area resident who arrived in the U.S. from Macau at the age of 2. After serving a sentence for a decades-old criminal conviction, Maher has been a hard-working, law-abiding member of the community. For the past ten years, he has served as Recycling Director at the Ecology Center, leading Berkeley’s curbside residential recycling program. On June 2, 2015, Daniel was arrested and detained by ICE, and has been in detention for nearly 70 days. He faces imminent deportation to China, a country he does not know.
To learn more about Daniel’s case, click here and here.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM
WHERE: US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 630 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94111
WHO: Family and Friends of Daniel Maher; Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus; ASPIRE; Chinese for Affirmative Action; Ecology Center
JOIN US: Bring signs and art work, demanding Daniel’s release. Slogan: “Immigrants are #NotDisposable”
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE: Click here.