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Close the Camps & End Corporate Profits from Immigrant Detention

  • NY Public Library 5th Avenue and E 41st Street (map)

It’s time to mobilize nationwide against the US’s draconian immigration policies and the corporations that profit from them! Join us in the streets of NYC as part of a national mobilization to close the concentration camps and demand asylum for all.

Across the country, and at the US-Mexico border, the US government is carrying out atrocious human rights abuses against immigrants - surveilling and threatening communities, jailing children and adults in detention centers under inhumane conditions, preventing asylum seekers from entering the country, and so much more.

Agencies like Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) rely on the services and technology of private companies like Salesforce and Amazon to carry out their day-to-day operations. These companies profit, directly and indirectly, off the detention and deportation of immigrants through multi-million dollar contracts with ICE and CBP.

Activists and tech workers alike have pushed for Salesforce and Amazon to end their contracts with ICE and CBP, yet these companies refuse to end their profiteering off constant state-led violence against immigrants. The time has come for people to put a stop to the detention and deportation of immigrants, and end the money-making that drives these policies.

Organizations across the country are taking up a call to action October 11-14th from the Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps. Join us for a march on October 11th to demand an end to Salesforce and Amazon’s profiteering from immigration detention, closure of the immigrant detention camps and asylum for all. We will meet outside the New York Public Library at 4:00PM on Friday, October 11th

If you have any questions or want your organization to endorse the action, email immigrant.justice@socialists.nyc

Earlier Event: October 10
Lower Manhattan Electoral Working Group
Later Event: October 11
NYC AfroSoc Happy Hour