Support from the United States

Resolutions/Letters of Support

Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Congress of the United States (May 2015)

City Council of the City of New York (June 2015)

Newark Municipal Council, Newark, New Jersey (November 2015)

American Civil Liberties Union (November 2015)

Hispanic National Bar Association (August 2015)

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) [56 national and international labor unions that represent 12.5 million workers] (Convention in Los Angeles, September 2013)

Service Employees International Union Executive Bureau (SEIU) [representing 2.1 million members] (May 2012)

American Federation of State, Councils, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) [representing 1.4 million workers in the United States and
Puerto Rico] (40th National Convention, September 2012)

Communications Workers of America (75th convention, Detroit MI, June 2015) [representing 700,000 workers]

Central Florida Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (April 2012)

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, National Executive Board (July 2012)

National Lawyers Guild (Seattle, WA, 2009; New Orleans, LA, 2010; Philadelphia, PA, 2011; San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2013; Chicago, IL 2014)

Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania (March 2015)

Latino Justice PRLDEF

Abolitionist Law Center, Pittsburgh, PA (2014)

Puerto Rican Agenda for the 21st Century (New York City)

Professional Staff Congress (PSC), City University of New York (April 2015)

National Puerto Rican Day Parade of New York City (2014 and 2015)

Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade (2014)

Veterans for Peace Convention (Madison, Wisconsin, 2013)

Casa las Américas (New York City)

Religious Community

United Methodist Church, General Synod,
Fort Worth, TX, (2008)

United Church of Christ , 28th General Synod,
Tampa FL, July (2011)

Reverend C. Nozomi Ikuta, Pastor, Denison United Church of Christ,
Cleveland, OH

Interfaith Prisoners of Conscience Project

Reverend Dr. Pedro J. Windsor, Lead Pastor, The Neighborhood Chapel, Reformed Evangelical Church,
Chicago, IL

Reverend José Rosa, Pastor, First Congregational Church of Chicago
Chicago IL

Reverend Walter Coleman, Pastor & Reverend Emma Lozano, Pastor, Adalberto United Methodist Church,
Chicago, IL

Father Luis Barrios, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church,
New York City

Reverend Roger Zepernick, Christ & St. Ambrose Episcopal Church,
Philadelphia, PA

Father Carlos Santos, Cristo y San Ambrosio Episcopal Church,
Philadelphia, PA

Reverend Wilfredo De Jesús, Senior Pastor, NewLife Covenant Church and Vice President of Social Justice, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference,
Chicago, IL

Reverend Geoffrey Black, General Minister and President, United Church of Christ

Reverend M. Linda Jaramillo, Executive Minister, Justice and Witness Ministries, United Church of Christ

Reverend Edith Guffey, former Associate General Minister, United Church of Christ

Reverend Stephen Sterner, former Executive Minister of Local Church Ministries, United Church of Christ

Reverend Cally Rogers-Witte, former Executive Minister of Wider Church Ministries, United Church of Christ

Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr. Hispanic Clergy of Philadelphia

Rev. Eduardo Fabián, Iglesia Luterana de Sión (St. Peter’s Church),
NY, NY

Rev. Lydia Lebrón, Grace United Methodist Church,
NY, NY

Rev. Daniel Dupree, United Baptist Church,
Bronx, NY

Rev. Mickey Correa, Broadway Temple United Methodist Church,
NY, NY

Rev. Roberto Lugo, Iglesia Evangélica Ebenezer,
Philadelphia, PA

Rev. Anthony Mcfarlane, Congregational Church of Northern New York, UCC,
Bronx, New York

Rev. Danilo Lachapel, Iglesia Evangélica Española del Bronx,
Bronx, NY

Rev. Donna Schaper, Senior Pastor, Judson Memorial Church, UCC,
NY, NY

Rev. Samuel Cruz & Rev. Vanessa Cardinale, Trinity Lutheran Church,
Brooklyn, NY

Rev. David Gaewski, Conference Minister & Rev. Freeman L. Palmer, Associate Conference Minister for Congregational Development, New York Conference UCC

Rev. Reginald Brantley, President, United Church of Christ, New York Metropolitan and Suffolk Associations,
Long Island, NY

Rev. Cheri Kroon, Chairperson, Justice Committee, NY Metro Association, UCC
NY, NY

Rev. Felix Carrión, United Church of Christ,
Bronx, NY

Pastor David Mateo, Chapel Hill Church, UCC,
NY, NY

Rev. Dr. Raymond Rivera & Rev. Luis Cruz, Latino Action Pastoral Center,
Bronx, NY

Rev. Amado Pastor, Iglesia Evangélica Ebenezer,
Bronx, NY

Senator Rev. Rubén Diáz, NY Hispanic Clergy Organization, Inc
Bronx, NY

Rev. Michael Waldron, First Corinthian Baptist Church of Harlem,
Harlem, NY

Pastor Persido Garcés, Primera Iglesia Cristiana, El Cordero de Sión
Bronx, NY

Rev. Xavier Vargas, La Resurrección Methodist Church,
Bronx, NY

Rev. Ramón Concepción, Church of God Agape,
Bronx, NY

Pastor Felix Otero, Church of God,
New York, NY

Pastor Heriberto Lugo, Iglesia Visión Misionera Mundial,
Bronx, NY

Father Clyde Kuemmerle, Executive Director, Ecclesia Ministries of New York, Inc.
NY, NY

Rev. Arelis M. Figueroa, Director, Latin Ministry Riverside Church
NY, NY

Father Lawrence Lucas, Senior Priest (rtd.), Our Lady of Lourdes Church
NY, NY

Pastor Roberto Ochoa, Lake View Congregational Church, UCC,
Worchester, MA

Rev. Orlando Alfonso, Dr. Maritza Angulo de González, Pastor, Manantial de Gracia, UCC (Spring of Grace),
West Hartford, CT.

Rev. Dr. Herbert Daughtry, Sr., House of the Lord National Preacher,
Brookyn, NY

Rev. Dr. David Traverzo, Union Theological Seminary,
NY, NY

Rev. Dr. Cornel West, Union Theological Seminary
NY, NY

Rev. Dr. Luis Barrios, John Jay College, CUNY,
NY, NY

Rabbi Michael Lerner, Founder, The Tikkun Community

Rabbi Arthur Waskow, The Shalom Center,
Philadelphia, PA

Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, Fellowship of Reconciliation

Rev. Christopher Ney, Central Congregational Church, UCC,
NY, NY

Pastor Rafael Medrano, Iglesia de Diós el Refugio,
NY, NY