July 31, 2019
Pastor Engquist has seen Jose in person at the detention center and has been in regular text communication. He says he is able to remain hopeful because he knows his legal team and the faith community are out here working on his behalf. It cheers him greatly.
We must continue to advocate for Jose by calling for the expedition of his U Visa application, by insisting he not be deported while the U Visa is adjudicated, and by encouraging his release from detention to his home and family in Lakewood while the U Visa is pending.
We must also keep Jose's story alive on social media, and with our friends and family, so that in this fast-moving news cycle he is not forgotten. Here's how you can help:
CONCRETE ACTIONS TO TAKE FOR JOSE:
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