• Members of Congress, Activists Block Street Near White House to Protest Trump Family Separation Policy

    2 monthes ago - By Slate

    A group of legislators and activists that included several Democratic members of the House of Representatives staged a sit-in Wednesday outside the headquarters of the Customs and Border Protection agency in Washington, D.C. before moving to block a street at the edge of the White House security perimeter. The group-whose non-Cusack protesters included Georgia Rep. John Lewis, Washington Rep. Rep. Pramila Jayapal , Illinois Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, Texas Rep. Al Green, California Rep. Judy Chu, and Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky-was protesting the Trump administration's policy of separating...
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  • Several congressional leaders - and John Cusack - staged a sit-in in front of the US Customs and Border Protection offices

    Several congressional leaders - and John Cusack - staged a sit-in in front of the US Customs and Border Protection offices

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    John Lewis and other congressional leaders protested the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their families.
    John Cusack was also at the protest and drew attention to it on social media.
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions, appointed by President Trump, has a policy of separating families to discourage them from illegally crossing while seeking asylum in the US.
    Congressional leaders - including Democratic representatives John Lewis, Raúl Grijalva, Jan Schakowsky, Luis Gutiérrez, Pramila Jayapal, and Joe Crowley - staged a sit-in in front of the US Customs & Border...
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  • Members of Congress risk arrest protesting Trump administration's child separation policy

    Members of Congress risk arrest protesting Trump administration's child separation policy

    2 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    Several members of Congress risked arrest Wednesday as they protested the Trump administration's new “zero tolerance” policy, which separates migrant children from their parents in the event that parents are taken into custody by immigration officials.
    The people on the steps, including repjoecrowley , repjohnlewis and RepAlGreen are told that they will be arrested during this protest FamiliesBelongTogether pic.twitter.com/kFChjHTJ9J
    - Arthur Jones II June 13, 2018
    The members of Congress - as well as dozens of people including actor John Cusack who joined them - marched to the U.S...
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