Group rallies at Sanford’s office

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Photo above: David Adame, far right, discusses getting an education in the United States as an immigrant. Photos by Bob Sofaly.

The newly formed Lowcountry Indivisible advocacy group and the Lowcountry Immigration Coalition held a rally at the offices of Rep. Mark Sanford, R-SC, on Feb. 7.

While Sanford was not in attendance, the group met with his staff to present its case for his support of immigration and refugee issues, particularly in the face of recent actions by the new administration, according to a release.  

The group particularly supports young people under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) of which there are a reported over 400 in the local communities and the positive impact of the immigrant community on the economy of the Lowcountry and Sanford’s congressional district, according to the release.     

The Lowcountry Immigration Coalition is a grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a fair solution to immigration reform, fighting for the rights of immigrants and creating an inclusive community. 

For additional information, contact George Kanuck, co-chair, Lowcountry Immigration at geokanuck@gmail.com or 843-705-5403.

Mitch Siegel, far right, rally organizer, discusses President Donald Trump’s immigration policy during a rally Feb. 7 at U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford’s Beaufort office.
Mitch Siegel, far right, rally organizer, discusses President Donald Trump’s immigration policy during a rally Feb. 7 at U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford’s Beaufort office.
Special Representative Cris Steele, left, and Field Representative Sarah Kimball, center, of Rep. Mark Sanford’s office, accept a letter from George Kanuck during a rally regarding immigration.
Special Representative Cris Steele, left, and Field Representative Sarah Kimball, center, of Rep. Mark Sanford’s office, accept a letter from George Kanuck during a rally regarding immigration.