Climate Progress : Almost 200 arrested at Capitol Hill as advocates urge Congress to protect immigrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nearly 200 immigrant advocates were arrested in a civil disobedience protest Wednesday after demonstrators descended on the nation’s capitol to urge Congress to pass legislation providing permanent protections for immigrants at imminent risk of deportation. Sparked by federal inaction on a legislative solution to legalize some undocumented immigrants, the “Defend our…

2017-12-07 14:50


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