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

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted 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 undocumented children from their parents when they cross the border.

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