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Author: Riley Reed

Milwaukee joins national protest demanding end to Trump’s zero tolerance policy

Hundreds of local activists and citizens of Milwaukee endured the heat and gathered outside the offices of U.S. Senator Ron Johnson at the Federal Building, closing off a block of Wisconsin Avenue due to the massive size of the crowd. Participants joined the nationwide June 30 protest demanding that the Trump administration reunite families, and end the policy of family separation at the border with Mexico. The Families Belong Together rally took aim at the ‘Zero Tolerance’ policy of the Trump Administration, which pulled families apart. Individuals who illegally entered the United States were prosecuted under this directive, and...

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