Help Francisco Stay

Francisco Acosta is fighting deportation back to Colombia, which he fled over 15 years ago when his life was threatened. A primary caregiver for his U.S. citizen mother, Francisco works as a janitor at Wesleyan University and doesn't have the means to meet all his legal expenses. Your contributions will help him pay his immediate debts for his political asylum appeal and other legal petitions, so he can stay in Hartford, Connecticut with his mother and extended family, including his brother Carlos and niece Angela.

(NOTE: The money raised through the campaign will be used to pay his lawyers in Hartford, CT and New York City for his legal bills in seeking to reopen his asylum case, request the continuation of his stay of deportation, and explore the possibility of applying for permanent status through his  mother. The personal volunteer manager of the campaign, Franklin Soults, is a staff member on Francisco's union, 32BJ SEIU, who has helped with raising awareness of Francsico's plight. At the request of Francisco and his family, he will transfer the money to his account and be responsible for the payment of Francisco's legal fees)
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Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Sarah Leberstein 
    • $20 
    • 11 mos
  • Penny Dobbins 
    • $10 
    • 12 mos
  • Ethan Vesely-Flad 
    • $20 
    • 12 mos
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Organizer

Franklin Soults 
Organizer
Hartford, CT
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