Hugo fled Mexico after being tortured for being gay. Two men burned and sliced Hugo’s genitals, leaving them permanently scarred after they found out he was gay. His own father even threatened to kill him!
Hugo is a low-priority case and should be released immediately so he can be reunited with his partner. Hugo is terrified of being sent back. Help us get him out!
Make a Phone Call
1. Call ICE – John Morton (202.732.3000)
Sample Script: “I am calling to urge ICE to release Hugo Gallardo Petatan (A#200-299-394) from Monroe County Jail in Michigan. Hugo was tortured and threatened in Mexico for being gay. He has been living in the U.S. for 6 years and is terrified of going back. Hugo is a low-priority case and has an open Asylum case. He should be released immediately.”
EMILIO TOVAR GONZALEZ (A# 099-092-978): Drop hold and release him from the St. Clair County Jail.Emilio is a DREAMer and sole provider for her US citizen daughters. President Obama has said he is not deporting DREAMers. So why Emilio is still detained?
Tell ICE to release Emilio from detention so that his two daughters do not spend Christmas without their father. Sign the petition and make a call!
Call ICE – John Morton @ 202-732-3000
Sample Script: “Hi, I am calling to urge ICE to release Emilio Tovar Gonzalez(A# 099-092-978), who is currently being held at St. Clair County Jail in Michigan. Emilio is a DREAMer and sole provider to her U.S. citizen daughters, who need him back home. Please don’t let his daughters spend Christmas alone. Let Emilio go home to her family now!”