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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Capitol Hill protests feature children with thermal blankets, sit with cages

The dozen or so children wrapped themselves in the foil-like blankets and sat among small cages in the middle of the Russell Senate building rotunda on Thursday. The demonstration was …

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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

CHILDREN, CLERGY PROTEST ICE IN CAPITOL WITH BLANKETS AND CAGES

“We are here today to ask congress to pressure the administration to do everything in their power to make sure families are not only together, but free.” “I think the …

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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Capitol Hill protests feature children with thermal blankets, sit with cages

On Capitol Hill, children donned emergency thermal blankets similar to ones handed out at border detention centers and used cages as part of a protest against the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” …

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June 21, 2018

Trump’s Immigration Policies Unified People of Many Faiths in a Powerful Protest on Capitol Hill Today

Thursday’s Capitol Hill demonstration was organized by several different groups including Faith in Action, a faith-based grassroots organization. “Leaders will denounce Trump’s latest Executive Action, which effectively jails children with parents, …

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June 21, 2018

As immigration woes rise, lawmakers can’t agree on solutions

As lawmakers retreated to salvage what they could and to haggle with others before the June 22 vote, a short distance away, Catholic groups joined other faith organizations in speaking …

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June 21, 2018

Children protest family separations on Capitol Hill

Grassroots opponents of how President Donald Trump has dealt with immigrant families protested on Capitol Hill Thursday, seeking to bring the plight of migrant children straight to senators’ front doors. A dozen …

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