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Deported Synagogue Custodian Has One Last Chance To Appeal

In May 2018, Rabbi Aaron Brusso shared the harrowing news that ICE had just deported his synagogue’s beloved custodian. His Forward op-ed, “Our Synagogue’s Custodian Is A Member Of Our Family – And ICE Just Deported Him,” recalled how Armando had been a beloved member of the community for decades, but was now facing deportation after he was unlucky enough to be in a restaurant when a fight broke out.

In a stirring new video, Armando’s son and Rabbi Brusso share how they’re fighting for Armando before his one last appeal before a judge in Batavia, New York.


Armando from on Vimeo.




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