Monday, Feb. 5: #IStandWithRavi Twitter Storm from 7-8pm EST

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Tonight, Monday February 5 between 7pm-8pm Eastern, help us make Ravi a trending topic on Twitter by tweeting the hashtags #IStandWithRavi and #NewSanctuaryCity along with messages and images of love and support.

Today, Rep. Nydia Velazquez will be making an announcement regarding Ravi, and our support this evening will be critical in bringing attention both to Ravi and to immigrants under attack all across the United States.

Sample Tweets:

  • Thank you Rep. Velazquez! @NydiaVelazquez #IStandWithRavi
  • We only get stronger. #IStandWithRavi #NewSanctuaryCity
  • You can’t deport a movement. #IStandWithRavi #NewSanctuaryCity
  • Keep Ravi home! #IStandWithRavi #NewSanctuaryCity
  • Make your own!!

And, if you retweet something from Rep. Velazquez or others, please add #IStandWithRavi

Press Advisory: NY City Council Members and Advocates Declare that Ravi Must Stay

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

OFFICES OF COUNCIL MEMBERS YDANIS RODRIGUEZ and JUMAANE WILLIAMS

CITY HALL, NEW YORK, NY 10007

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

***Press Advisory***

Contact:

  • Stephanie Miliano / 954-534-2144 / smiliano@council.nyc.gov
  • Kevin Fagan / 917-608-8784 / kfagan@council.nyc.gov

New York, NY – Tomorrow, January 31st at 1pm on the steps of City Hall, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams, alongside other elected officials, and advocates will stand with Ravi Ragbir to call for his permanent presence in the United States.

Yesterday, Monday, January 29th, a federal judge ordered Ragbir’s release from ICE detention. While his deportation has been stayed until February 9th, his deportation order is still in effect. Local and federal elected officials, and advocates will continue to work to reverse the Department of Homeland Securities decision to deport him.

WHAT: Press conference calling for Ravi Ragbir’s permanent presence in the United States

WHO: Ravi Ragbir; Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez, Jumaane Williams, Justin Brannan; New Sanctuary Coalition; elected officials; advocates; list in formation

WHEN: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 1pm

WHERE: Steps of City Hall

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