Erik McGregor Photography

Erik McGregor is a New York City based artist, photographer and activist.

Jericho Walk: A vigil against deportation outside immigration court

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS

New York, NY – New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City organized The Jericho Walk, on November 14, 2019 outside New York Immigration Court at 26 Federal Plaza in New York.

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS

The weekly action is part of an effort to show solidarity with immigrants speaking out against the injustices and inhumanity of our broken immigration system and to call for an immigration law and policy that respect the dignity of all immigrants.

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS

The Jericho Walk is a march in silence and prayer in solidarity with Jean Montrevil, Ravi Ragbir and all immigrants who are facing deportation.

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS

26 Federal Plaza houses the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices and immigration courts. It is a site of extreme trauma for immigrant communities.

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS

Our brothers and sisters come into this building with a real fear that they can be picked up and taken away from their families at any time.

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS

During the march, we walk in prayerful silence and pause at the front of the building where we raise our hands in prayer.

Jericho Walk vigil outside immigration court

© Erik McGregor – erikrivas@hotmail.com – 917-225-8963

PLEASE CONSIDER SUPPORTING MY WORK

Next Post

Previous Post

Leave a Reply

© 2019 Erik McGregor Photography

Theme by Anders Norén