US citizens protest against harsh immigration policy

Published: 01st July 2018 10:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st July 2018 11:13 AM  

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Thousands of demonstrators marched across the United States on Saturday against President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policy and to demand the immediate reunification of families separated at the border with Mexico. (Photo | AP)
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Several thousand demonstrators gathered outside the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac to protest the separation of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo | AP)
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Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Portland also saw crowds of protesters turn out, with celebrities including Alicia Keys and Lin-Manuel Miranda present in Washington and John Legend in Los Angeles. (Photo | AP)
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Activists carry signs across the Brooklyn Bridge during a rally. (Photo | AP)
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People participate in the Families Belong Together march in Chicago on Saturday, June 30, 2018.(Photo | AP)
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A protester wears a coat with a message during an immigration rally. (Photo | AP)
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The president could not hear the protesters' shouts, as he spent the day in Bedminster, New Jersey at the Trump National Golf Club. (Photo | AP)
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Protesters gather near a U.S. Customs and Border Protection station to speak out against immigration policy. (Photo | AP)
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Starting in early May, in an attempt to staunch the flow of tens of thousands of migrants to the southern US border every month, Trump ordered the arrest of adults crossing the boundary illegally, including those seeking asylum. (Photo | AP)
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As a result of Trump's crackdown, distraught children were separated from their families and, according to widely broadcast pictures, held in chain-link enclosures, a practice that sparked domestic and global outrage. (Photo | AP)
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Protesters march past a Federal court during a demonstration calling for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Photo | AP)
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Trump later signed an order ending the separation of families, but immigration lawyers say the process of reuniting children and their parents will be long and chaotic. (Photo | AP)
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