Immigrants living in the largest American cities, Thursday, February 16, went to work and went on a demonstration in protest against the tightening of U.S. President Donald trump. About it the newspaper USA Today.
“From doctors to dishwashers, immigrants are an integral part of life in the United States,” – wrote on his Twitter page, the head of the organization National Council of La Raza fighting for the rights of immigrants from Latin American countries, Janet Murgia (Janet Murguia). It has thus supported the owner of a chain of restaurants in DC, Jose Andre, said that his institution will be closed on Thursday.
In social networks began to appear photos of closed cafes and user stories about their relatives who arrived in the United States in search of a better life. Such messages are marked by the hashtag #ADayWithoutImmigrants (#Demibasement).
Lauren Talarico (@KHOULauren)
16 February 2017, 14:50
Emily Hughes ✨ (@emilyhughes)
16 February 2017, 15:16
The organizers of the protests urged to join the demonstrations all living in USA for foreigners. In particular, in the afternoon (20:00 GMT) in the capital of USA — Washington-the strikers will travel to the White house.
25 Jan trump has signed the decree about the protection of state borders, involving construction of new walls on the border with Mexico. According to trump, the construction will start soon.