after two years of being detained by officers from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE).
Kat Stacks, born Andrea Herrera, was one of Hip-Hop’s most famous hanger-ons, until she was arrested in November of 2010 on a felony immigration charge.
November 5 marked a total of two years of incarceration for Kat Stacks, who is being held at the immigration detention center in Louisiana.
A new online campaign that has been launched on behalf of Kat Stacks labeled her a victim of sex trafficking as a minor.
The “DREAMer” campaign is attempting to free Kat Stacks, by encouraging fans to call a number, email or send a tweet.
“When she was 19 Andrea was finally able to reunite with her family; to cope with it all she started the persona ‘Kat Stacks,’” a statement read. “Kat used this persona to connect with other victims as well as connecting with artists. These artists have even used Kat Stacks in their lyrics.”
A rep for the campaign claims a judge is using Kat Stacks’ online personality as a catalyst to deport her to her homeland of Venezuela.
Kat Stacks is seeking to get a green card and citizenship under The Dream Act, a new two-year reprieve passed by the government, for illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
The “DREAMer” campaign asks fans to send the following message on behalf of Kat Stacks:
Call ICE @ 202-732-3000
“Hi, I am calling to urge ICE to release Andrea Herrera (A#077-012-275) from LaSalle Detention Facility. She is a DREAMer, the mother of a 3-year old, and the survivor of sex trafficking as a minor. I don’t understand why she has not been released.”
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