Tens of Thousands Rally in NYC to Reunite Families at the Border

Article by Marivir R. Montebon, Editor OSM!

Filipino-led organizations NAFFAA, AF3IRM, Malaya add their voices: Return the children to their parents. There are about four million Filipino immigrants in the United Stsates, comprising the second largest Asian immigrants, second to the Chinese.

On June 30, 2018, Filipino organizations have added their voices to the thousands who shout to end the continued incarceration of children and breaking apart of families at the United States – Mexico border.

At the rally on Foley Square in the city, thousands marched through Brooklyn Bridge and converged at Cadman Plaza underneath the summer sun’s sweltering heat. About 700 cities in the U.S. have simultaneously conducted rallies to stop what is regarded as the most brutal immigration policy which Pres. Trump had so far created.

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