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Facilities at the Disaster Assistance Center that serves the victims of Hurricane Maria in Philadelphia, located at 3201 N. 5th St. Philadelphia, PA 19140. Photo: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

According to information provided by the Office of Emergency Management of Philadelphia (OEM), a shelter is the most pressing need that families from Puerto Rico are facing.

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Caravan for Freedom fights to get justice for local man seeking asylum from ICE

 06/06/2017 - 15:02
Olivia Vazquez translates a statement from Javier Flora, the man staying at Arch St. Methodist Church, after a deportation order from ICE officials.

Representatives from Juntos and the Arch Street Methodist Church are taking part in a ride from Philadelphia to Vermont to campaign for a conclusion to the case of Javier Flores Garcia, a man seeking asylum in the church after a deportation order from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials.