HOW YOU CAN HELP


Thank you for your interest. We invite friends to:

  • Sign and share the petition to protect Ibrahim with your networks. Use hashtags #freeibrahimparlak and #ibrahimparlak, and feel free to tweet @Friends4Ibrahim.
  • Donate to the Friends 4 Ibrahim Legal Defense Fund.
  • Contact your state Senator and urge them to ask U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to exercise 'prosecutorial discretion' in Ibrahim's case. Under U.S. immigration law, prosecutorial discretion refers to the power that ICE has to influence a deportation case. Read more about it here
    • SAMPLE STATEMENT: "Hi, my name is (Your Name) and I am from (Organization). I am calling to tell (Your State Senator) that I am very concerned and disturbed by the continued deportation of Mr. Ibrahim Parlak. We believe that the ICE field office is mishandling the case, so we ask that you review the case and urge ICE to use prosecutorial discretion. Stop the DEPORTATION of Ibrahim Parlak.”
  • Call ICE at 888-897-9740 to urge them to exercise prosecutorial discretion in Ibrahim's case.
    • SAMPLE STATEMENT: "Hi, my name is (Your Name) and I am from (Organization). I am calling to tell Director Sarah Saldana that I am very concerned and disturbed by the continued deportation of Mr. Ibrahim Parlak (Alien Number 071 803 930). We believe that the field office is mishandling the case, so we ask that Director Saldana review the case and use prosecutorial discretion. Stop the DEPORTATION of Ibrahim Parlak.”
  • If you have press contacts who may be interested, please alert them to the story. 
  • Contact us with any thoughts or questions.

 

Ibrahim Parlak's Candlelight Vigil at Café Gulistan, Dececember 23, 2015.