Advocates Come Together in Support of Organizer in Risk of Deportation

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Dozens of demonstrators and two advocacy organizations are coming together for one woman who is danger of being detained and deported, after living in the Rio Grande Valley for more than twenty years. 

Eva Chávez, longtime leader of the border community, defender of immigrant rights and reproductive justice, is one of the thousands of people who are at risk of being deported from the United States, after she was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently. 

She was released from detention after ICE acknowledged her as the primary caregiver of her child with special needs, but her battle is not over. And fellow activists, family and friends are coming together in her defense.

One of the organizations hosting the rally, La Union Del Pueblo Entero, shared that Eva’s appointment with ICE went well.

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