More than 100 protesters rallied against deportations and other immigration policies of the Trump administration in front of the White House. Nineteen were arrested after refusing Secret Service orders to disperse.
The largest immigrant advocacy group in the Mid-Atlantic region, CASA de Maryland, held a rally in Lafayette Park in Washington, DC on Thursday. The park is the main venue from which tourists can view the White House from a distance.
Nineteen activists were arrested after refusing to leave the sidewalk in front of the White House, including “community and faith leaders,” the organization tweeted.