NEWBURYPORT – Members of the local I- RISE group are planning a vigil from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, July 12 in Market Square to call for an end to immigrant detention centers.

The local vigil is part of the nationwide “Lights for Liberty” events in more than 100 locations, according to a press release.

“Lights for Liberty, A Vigil To End Human Concentration Camps” is sponsored by international, national and local communities and organizations that are "dedicated to human rights and the fundamental principle behind democracy that all human beings have a right to life, liberty and dignity," according to the release.

On the web: Indivisible-RISE Newburyport or email