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USA: San Diego protests southern border immigrant separations02:46

USA: San Diego protests southern border immigrant separations

United States, San Diego
June 24, 2018 at 04:00 GMT -00:00 · Published

As many as 5,000 people marched through downtown San Diego on Saturday to protest US President Donald Trump administration’s policy of separating families caught crossing the southern border illegally.

The Families Belong Together march kicked off at Civic Center Plaza at 10am and ended with a march to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices.

San Diego Indivisible, a grassroots group, organised the protest and its leaders say is dedicated to ‘fighting the Trump agenda.’

Trump's administration has been roundly condemned for its treatment of migrants at the southern border after 2,300 migrant children were separated from their parents between mid-April and May.

Trump announced a reversal of the policy to separate children from their parents after he signed an executive order on Wednesday.

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As many as 5,000 people marched through downtown San Diego on Saturday to protest US President Donald Trump administration’s policy of separating families caught crossing the southern border illegally.

The Families Belong Together march kicked off at Civic Center Plaza at 10am and ended with a march to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices.

San Diego Indivisible, a grassroots group, organised the protest and its leaders say is dedicated to ‘fighting the Trump agenda.’

Trump's administration has been roundly condemned for its treatment of migrants at the southern border after 2,300 migrant children were separated from their parents between mid-April and May.

Trump announced a reversal of the policy to separate children from their parents after he signed an executive order on Wednesday.

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