Rising Up in the Streets: Thousands Rally Against Trump Immigration Policies
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FEATURING NIC CHA KIM – Hundreds of thousands of Americans, immigrants, and their allies, attended June 30th rallies in more than 700 cities across the country. Under the banner of “Keep Families Together,” the marches and protests held on Saturday were an indication of the mass disapproval Americans have of the Trump Administration’s decision to criminally prosecute all undocumented immigrants and thereby separate parents from children.
In Los Angeles where we are based, thousands of people flooded the streets of downtown. A few days earlier activists had begun camping out in front of the ICE prison as part of a movement begun in Portland, Oregon to abolish ICE. Our field correspondent Nic Cha Kim files this report from the L.A. Detention Center Sidewalk Camp Out and Saturday’s rally, as part of our on-going series Rising Up In the Streets.
Nic Cha Kim, Field Correspondent for Rising Up With Sonali.