PressTV-Immigration protesters occupy US Senate building

Hundreds of protesters have occupied a US Senate office building and chanted slogans against President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on immigration.

During the demonstration on Thursday, the activists, mostly women dressed in white,  refused police orders to leave and lined up to be arrested, Reuters reported.

The protesters occupied the Hart Senate Office Building’s marbled floors and wrapped themselves in metallic silver blankets, which appeared to be a reference to those given to children of undocumented migrants sleeping on thin mattresses on the floors of detention centers.

“Say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcome here,” the protesters chanted.

A demonstrator dressed as US President Donald Trump marches as immigration activists rally as part of a march calling for “an end to family detention” and in opposition to the immigration policies of the Trump administration, in Washington, June 28, 2018. (Reuters…

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