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Families Belong Together Rally at Portland City Hall
June 30, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - July 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am UTC+0
Join Mainers and members of our immigrant community from all across the state at Portland City Hall to demand an end to the Trump Administration’s unjust and inhumane “zero tolerance” policy of detaining asylum-seeking children and families at the border.
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Families Belong Together opposes the cruel, inhumane and unjustified separation of children from their parents along the U.S. border with Mexico and at other ports of entry into the U.S. We protest the conditions in which these children are kept. We protest the irreversible trauma that has already been perpetrated on these children and their parents for the crime of seeking a better life.
To separate immigrant families, victims of violence, hunger and poverty, is to re-violate them. Children as young as 18 months are torn from their mother’s arms by the U.S. government. This is violent abuse. These families are victimized again by the government to which they turn for help. Families Belong Together opposes the inhumane policies of the Trump Administration, Border Patrol, and I.C.E. and calls for immediate reform.
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