Rep. Juan Vargas urges reopening of Friendship Park

"You can’t say it's because of COVID-19, you can't say that any longer. It should be open today,” said Vargas.


On Thursday, October 7, Friends of Friendship Park hosted a press conference featuring speakers including Congressman Juan Vargas, affected community members, and Friendship Park advocates. Following is just some of the news coverage that was generated.


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CBS8 Community Members call on border patrol to reopen Friendship Park


FOX 5

Groups demand popular California border gathering spot open once again


Univision Noticias

“They have seen their grandchildren grow up through the wall,”: border park closure separates migrant families


KRON4

Groups demand popular California border gathering spot open once again


Border Report

Groups demand popular California border gathering spot open once again


Noticias Telemundo

Exigen que reabra el Parque de la Amistad en la frontera