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Congressman to hold immigration town hall in Concord

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Rep. Mark DeSaulnier said, “I don’t know how anyone, irrespective of their political ideology, could see what I saw and not be appalled at what is happening in our names. We need to fix this. This is a human tragedy.” Richmond, Calif., Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Betty Rose Livingston/SFBay)

A town hall meeting on immigration will be held by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Meadow Homes Elementary School, 1371 Detroit Ave. in Concord.

The meeting is the second in a planned series to discuss immigration issues with constituents and topics will include DeSaulnier’s description of his two visits to border detention facilities and, according to a news release: 

“[W]ork he is doing in Congress to protect immigrant rights and ensure detainees are treated with the dignity they deserve.” 

Betty Rose Livingston/SFBay Rep. Mark DeSaulnier said, “I don’t know how anyone, irrespective of their political ideology, could see what I saw and not be appalled at what is happening in our names. We need to fix this. This is a human tragedy.” Richmond, Calif., Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Betty Rose Livingston/SFBay)

Participating organizations will offer information on legal resources, services and protecting rights regardless of an individual’s immigration status.

Translation services will be available at the event.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

To RSVP, visit desaulnier.house.gov/town-hall-rsvp or call 925-933-2660.

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