Immigrant workers plan strike

Immigrant workers plan strike

The 'Day Without Immigrants' protest is a response to President Trump's immigration policies.

February 15, 2017
Washington Post

Immigrants in D.C. and across the country plan to participate in the “Day Without Immigrants” boycott on Feb. 16. The protest is a response to President Trump’s pledges to crack down on those in the country illegally, use “extreme vetting” and build a wall along the Mexican border.

The social-media-organized protest aims to show the president the effect immigrants have in the country on a daily basis. The boycott calls for immigrants not to attend work, open their businesses, spend money or even send their children to school.

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