FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Byun
November 26, 2013 330-612-0483
TOMORROW, Nov 27 at 10 AM EDT
ASIANS IN OHIO CALL ON SPEAKER BOEHNER TO ACT NOW ON IMMIGRATION
Following President Obama’s Speech on Immigration Reform, Asian American Leaders Urge the Community to Voice Concerns on Inhumane and Unjust Immigration Laws
Columbus, OH – Tomorrow morning, on the eve of Thanksgiving, as families gather together to break bread, Asian American immigrant rights leaders will host a press briefing to raise awareness about the countless immigrant families who will be without loved ones due to outdated and inhumane immigration policies. Immigration groups from all over the state of Ohio will gather in a Google+ Hangout media briefing to share the reality of immigration laws and to ask Speaker Boehner to respond.
This will be a live and interactive event. Speakers will be taking questions from Twitter. Instructions to be sent to all media who RSVP.
WHAT: Asian American Leaders React to Obama’s Speech on Immigration Reform and Call on Speaker Boehner to act.
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, November 26th at 10:00 AM EDT
WHERE: Link will be provided to all media who RSVP
WHO: Michael Byun, Asian Services in Action, Executive Director
Bessie Schiroky, Philippine Nurses Association of Ohio, Member
Arnedo S. Valera, Valera & Associates, PC, Principal
Zun Huang Lin, Columbus State Community College, Ohio DREAMERS, Group Member
ABOUT OAAPIAC: The Ohio Asian American and Pacific Islander Advisory Council’s mission is to promote AAPI’s rights and well-being through education and mobilization of all stakeholders including the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, government agencies, and the Ohio society in general. www.aapi.ohio.gov