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Activists Call For A Day Without Immigrants

02/16/2017 at 6:25 | Posted by cmaxx
MILWAUKEE, WI - FEBRUARY 13:  Protestors march across the 6th street bridge as they head to the Milwaukee County Courthouse to rally against President Donald Trumps policy on immigration Feb 13, 2017. As well groups are calling for a general strike against controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke who plans to turn sheriffs into immigration agents.   (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)
Photo Credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images

You could see the effects of work stoppage today as activists across the country encourage immigrants to boycott work, school and shopping to mark “A Day Without Immigrants.” Events are planned in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Austin, Texas, and other cities across the country, to show the importance of immigrants to our society.