Cesar Lopez of NETFLIX'S "Immigration Nation" to visit Iowa and Discuss the Plight of Immigrants

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Media alert -- August 22nd, 2020

CESAR LOPEZ OF NETFLIX’S “IMMIGRATION NATION” TO VISIT IOWA AND DISCUSS THE PLIGHT OF IMMIGRANTS IN THE U.S. MILITARY

 Latino civil rights organization, LULAC Council 307 to host star of national documentary at Des Moines Capitol.

Des Moines, IA – Time Magazine has called Netflix’s documentary “Immigration Nation” 2020’s most important show. The series’ third episode chronicles the deportation struggle faced by Cesar Lopez, an undocumented immigrant and former U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Now Lopez is coming to Des Moines to share his story with us.

This event is sponsored by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) of Iowa, Forward Latino and community activist Steve Villatoro.

Lopez’s appearance is scheduled for, Saturday, August 22nd, at 2:00 P.M. CST in at the Iowa State Capitol in Room 15 (lower level).

 WHAT:          Special appearance by Cesar Lopez to discuss the plight of immigrants in the military, the need for comprehensive immigration reform and to promote the Netflix series, "Immigration Nation." 

WHO:            Speakers will include:

Former U.S. Marine and undocumented immigrant Cesar Lopez, currently featured on the Netflix series “Immigration Nation”

U.S. Congressional Candidate for the 4th District, J.D. Scholten

                        Iowa Congressional Candidate for the 11th District Sara Huddleston

WHEN:          Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. CST

WHERE:       Iowa State Capitol at 1007 E Grand Avenue, Room 15 (lower level), Des Moines, Iowa

Or attend via Zoom conference link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85911021163?pwd=UUlqWllSa3NiN0piNmFGcXpManhGUT09          

Meeting ID: 859 1102 1163
Passcode: 285822

 

RSVP:           Media interested in attending in person or via Zoom should RSVP to Lezli Luneckas-Broomhall at lezli@luneckasconsulting.com

 

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