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CONECT Turns Out in Support of Jung Courville, South Korean Immigrant Facing Deportation

CONECT Turns Out in Support of Jung Courville, South Korean Immigrant Facing Deportation

Friday, September 1, 2017
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300 people pack St. Jerome to stand in solidarity with Jung Courville and her family.

With just three or four days notice, more than 300 St. Jerome and CONECT leaders turned out on Monday, August 7th for a Prayer Vigil in support of Jung Courville and her family after her recent order of deportation.  Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling and Senator Richard Blumenthal also attended. Courville is a South Korean immigrant and has been the in US for 18 years, married to a US Citizen for 14 years, and is the mother of two with no criminal record.  Attendees signed 426 letters of support for Courville, sending the letters to ICE Officials in Hartford and the Immigration Court in Philadelphia.


Jung and family receive a blessing during a prayer vigil in Norwalk, CT.


Senator Richard Blumenthal addresses St. Jerome and CONECT attendees during prayer vigil.