Watch: Immigration protests on Trump, ICE polices at Families Belong Together rallies in U.S.
Thousands of protesters gathered across America to demand President Donald Trump’s administration reunite the divided families. Protestors moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, pmarched Saturday in major cities and tiny towns across the U.S. to demand President Donald Trump’s administration reunite the divided families.
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More than 700 planned marches are expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people across the country, from immigrant-friendly cities like Los Angeles and New York to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming under the banner Families Belong Together.
Alicia Keys and America Ferrera were among the celebrities who spoke at the events in Washington D.C. this morning.
Rallies are planned in New York City on the Brooklyn Bridge, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. But other cities have jumped on board across the U.S.
The New York City rally events began at 10 a.m. Washington D.C. events were planned for 11 a.m. and ralley events in Los Angeles start at 2 p.m. (all times Eastern).
In New York City, thousands began chanting “shame!” and singing “shut detention down!” before their planned march across the Brooklyn Bridge.