Nationwide #CloseTheCamps Protests Call for Shutting Down Migrant Detention Centers Amid Outrage Over Conditions

Posted on AllSides July 2nd, 2019
From The Center

Immigration advocacy groups will hold nationwide protests on Tuesday to demand the closure of detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border amid reports of inhumane and unsanitary conditions.

Over 170 demonstrations are scheduled to take place across the country, including in border communities and cities like New York and Los Angeles. The #CloseTheCamps mobilizations were organized within the last 72 hours by public policy organizations like MoveOn, United We Dream, American Friends Service Committee, and Families Belong Together.

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