Over 500 ICE Protesters Arrested Inside US CAPITOL — CAPITOL CHAOS

Over 500 ICE Protesters Arrested Inside US CAPITOL — CAPITOL CHAOS

Many were draped in foil sheets as a statement on the flimsy bedding given to children and adults as they are held at USA border detention facilities.

The administration announced a new policy Friday to detain almost all illegal immigrant families nabbed at the border, offering the latest bold ante in an ongoing battle over President Trump's attempt to stop a new surge of migration.

Loudspeakers broadcast the cries of a child split from its relatives, as a Brazilian mother told of being separated from her own son. Another offered: "Even the Trump family belongs together".

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Medical Association (AMA) have both spoken out against the Trump administration's practice of separating families, citing the grave psychological damage being done to both children and parents who have been forcibly separated-many after fleeing violence in their home countries. Drivers honked their horns in support.

Under Mr Trump's "zero tolerance" policy, the government has begun prosecuting all migrants caught entering the country without authorisation.

The families split up as they tried to enter the USA illegally were largely fleeing extreme violence, persecution or economic collapse in their home countries, often in Central America. At one point Sen.

Celebrity appearances at the rally included actress America Ferrera, singer Alicia Keys, actress Diane Guerrero and "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who sang a song from his acclaimed Broadway musical. "What if it was your child?" was written on one. The next day, a judge in California granted a preliminary injunction giving the government 30 days to reunify minors with their families, 14 days if the child is younger than five. "Seeing everyone together for this cause, it's emotional".

"We want people to be reunited but then not detained at all", Ashley Allison, the executive vice president of protests and campaigns for The Leadership Conference, said in a phone interview.

She and other speakers at the event were met with potent chants from the crowd, such as, "We see you, we love you!"

"We care!" marchers shouted outside city hall in Dallas. Organizer Michelle Wentz says opposition to the Trump administration's "barbaric and inhumane" policy has seemed to cross political party lines.

That led to the separation of more than 2,000 children from their parents, which sparked an outcry this month, even from some allies of the Republican president. "Next it will be all police".

Nationwide, groups came together in city parks and downtown squares, while others converged on the worldwide bridge between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico.

The actor Susan Sarandon, center, was among the activists protesting at the Hart office building.

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Attendees carried signs demanding a change to the administration's policy, or celebrating the contributions that immigrants make to the country. City and state officials say hundreds of separated children were brought here NY.

"It hit me in the heart. I have to do what I can", he said, explaining his motivation for attending the rally.

Hundreds of people showed up in downtown St. Louis at Kiener Plaza to show their support. But most of the rallies remained peaceful.

The intent was to send a clear message calling for the reunification of families separated at the U.S.

"Those children that they are incarcerating and separating, they are our future generations".

"I go to a church that's 90 percent migrant families", she said. "They will be our future leaders".

"What we are witnessing at our borders with black and brown families today is not who America has become - this is who America has always been!" she declared to a cheering crowd, with some responding, "Call them out!"

"We came to the United States seeking help, and we never imagined that this could happen".

"I think it's really cruel to separate kids", she said.

The women, many of whom live outside the Washington area, said they planned to join in both protests while in town. Blackmon continued. "Our silence will not save us, my friends".

In Washington, protesters ended their march at the white-columned Department of Justice.

"Fight for families", the sign declared.

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