Love letters to immigrants flood social media on Valentine's Day - Metro US

Love letters to immigrants flood social media on Valentine’s Day


On Twitter, peopleare penninga different kind of love letter this Valentine’s Day.

The campaign and hashtag #ToImmigrantsWithLove is shifting the focus toward showing solidarity and support for immigrants locally and around the world.

The#ToImmigrantsWithLove, launched by immigrant advocacy groups Define American and I Am An Immigrant, is challenging people to publicly acknowledge that they stand with immigrants by writing letters on Valentine’s Day.

“This Valentine’s Day, write a letter #ToImmigrantsWithLove to show that you stand with the immigrant community, no matter what,” the website says.

From words to pictures to videos, millions of Twitter users flooded the social media streams with messages of love and acceptance for immigrants, a direct response to the travel ban imposed by President Trump, which the federal courts have indefinitely blocked the ban. The ruling provides relief to people from the seven predominately Muslim countries who were prohibited from entering the U.S. under the ban, there is a possiblity of a government appeal.

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