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USA: Pro-immigration 'Marcha De Mayo' activists march on Trump Tower in NYC01:52

USA: Pro-immigration 'Marcha De Mayo' activists march on Trump Tower in NYC

United States, New York City
May 6, 2017 at 20:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

Pro-immigrant activists took to the streets of New York City on Saturday to take part in La Marcha De Mayo, celebrating immigrant communities across the US and around the world.

The march began at the One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza and ended at the 58-story, 664-foot-high Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan where activists could be heard chanting the slogans "No hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here" and "We are the nation. Stop deportation."

The march takes place amid growing anti-immigrant sentiment and in the face of US President Donald Trump's stance on immigration. March organiser and 'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee' digital producer Ana Breton planned the march after witnessing one of Trump's speeches on immigration.

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Pro-immigrant activists took to the streets of New York City on Saturday to take part in La Marcha De Mayo, celebrating immigrant communities across the US and around the world.

The march began at the One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza and ended at the 58-story, 664-foot-high Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan where activists could be heard chanting the slogans "No hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here" and "We are the nation. Stop deportation."

The march takes place amid growing anti-immigrant sentiment and in the face of US President Donald Trump's stance on immigration. March organiser and 'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee' digital producer Ana Breton planned the march after witnessing one of Trump's speeches on immigration.

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