Aug 25, 2017 - Uncategorized    No Comments

All Are Welcome Here: Saratoga shows support for immigrants

Hundreds converge tonight (Aug. 24, 2017) at Congress Park’s Spirit of Life to show support for immigrants — legal and otherwise.

It felt good to join with hundreds of people who converged at Congress Park’s Spirit of Life tonight to peacefully show support and appreciation for members of our immigrant community. “All Are Welcome Here,” say the signs, one of which I’m happy to see every day at the church on the corner.

We are a nation of immigrants. We are a city whose financial backbone – at the racetrack, restaurants and farms – is strong because of immigrants, including those hard workers who may be here illegally. And we who are pained by national policies need to take these opportunities to stand up and be counted among those who care.

Learn more about the Saratoga Immigration Coalition on Facebook and in The Saratogian.

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