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Immigrants demonstrate against Trump as protests continue

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    Acacia Handel holds a sign during a demonstration outside Trump Tower in New York on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, to protest against President-elect Donald Trump.

NEW YORK >> Immigrants and their advocates added their voices on Sunday to those who have been marching and protesting Donald Trump’s presidential win.

Organizers said the protest scheduled for Sunday mid-afternoon in Manhattan was about speaking out against Trump’s support of deportation and other measures. It was the latest in days of demonstrations across the country. Other protests were expected Sunday in San Francisco, St. Louis Philadelphia, Denver and more.

On Saturday, demonstrators gathered in big cities like New York and Los Angeles, as well as in smaller places like Worcester, Massachusetts, and Iowa City, Iowa.

In Los Angeles, an estimated 8,000 people marched Saturday to condemn what they saw as Trump’s hate speech about Muslims, pledge to deport people in the country illegally and crude comments about women.

Protests also were held in Detroit, Minneapolis and others. More than 200 people, carrying signs, gathered on the steps of the Washington state Capitol. The group chanted “not my president” and “no Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA.”

In Tennessee, Vanderbilt University students sang civil rights songs and marched through campus across a Nashville street, temporarily blocking traffic.

Demonstrations also took place internationally. A group of Mexicans at statue representing independence in Mexico City expressed their concerns about a possible wave of deportations. One school teacher said it would add to the “unrest” that’s already in Mexico. About 300 people protested Trump’s election as the next American president outside the U.S. Embassy near the landmark Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

Mostly, the demonstrations were peaceful. However, in Portland, Oregon, a man was shot and wounded Saturday morning during a confrontation. Police arrested two teenagers in the shooting.

Los Angeles police arrested five people during an anti-Trump protest that wound down in the early morning hours where demonstrators gathered at the president-elect’s star on the Walk of Fame.

Four adults were cited for vandalism and a juvenile was arrested on suspicion of battery on an officer.

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  • Clearly Acacia Handel and her shibai sign, “No human is illegal” hasn’t got a clue how the real world works. Standard for simple minded millennials.

    Someone needs to teach these losers what happens when illegals come into a country. Germany now realizes letting in so many immigrants was a massive mistake, never should have happened.

    We need to control who comes into the country, who can be a legal citizen. No line jumping, no special favors. Deal with it.

        • “…would save us taxpayers a ton of money!”

          Make the violent criminals mandatory organ donors as partial restitution to society.

        • make the Countries pay taking back their low life illegal alien ingrateful thugs. America of all places where the Freedom Bell rung and rings today, let them do what they do to Americans and they be rotting in hell in their respected incarceration if allowed to live. Who cares what the foriegn Countries will do to those who return as criminals. I bet they’ll be lawyering up to not going back as they’d be killed site seen in their country. Lock em up for good or give them the option taking their chances to return to their place of origin. Who cares about these low-lifes that prayed on Americans but the LIBERALS, who’ll try to amnestized this thugs to earn a future vote.

        • IRT dragon: why even wait for them to donate their organs s let’s take it from them as payment for their stay.

      • Pocho, you the loser. I did not vote for trump but he’s going to be working for me. 24/7 chained to the WH and leashed by Ryan. It’s going to be fun. Can’t wait till the massive protest on Jan.20,2017. It will be an awesome show of American patrionism.

        • The protests are going to get worse. Can’t see it getting any better if Republicans continue to react against protests like they do in this forum.

        • No Nana-kool-aid, you’re the massive loser! Let’s not forget your massive insults towards everyone as you cheer-leaded for HitLAIRy along with your mother Klastri. Both of you have been very wrong about many topics and the latest loss is further proof you should be sent to Mexico, where you actually belong. Even if you’re not of Mexican decent you actually belong there. You’ll get along with the Mexicans better than here. They all are anti-gun, anti democracy and pro union. Your kind of place.

        • Poor ButtHurt loser. The classic projection of exactly of the self worthlessness one feels there NanaKolaidPuss.

        • No wili, I believe you’re dead wrong. If these protests continue in a peaceful and rational manner, without disrupting lives or destroying property, then I might agree. But if not, the patience of the general public is wearing thin.

        • Nana’s, here’s the problem as I see it today. Barry and Hillary are Good for Nothin’s, they sit on their okole’s letting the riots go on without a pip squeak out of their mouths. Think about this, TheDonald has no power or authority today to quell these losers rioting. The elections over, it is what it is, nothin will change and if anything this will push TheDonald harder to get these illegal protesters out of the US. You took the Liberals/Democrats words hook line and sinker and got reeled in like an aku. Wake up and smell da coffee bruddah. lol

        • Give it up loser. I told you Trump was going to win in a landslide. So who was right?
          Trump has done more in 3 days than Obama did in almost 8 years.

        • “It will be an awesome show”, watching them Democrapic cry babies on live TV making A holes out of themselves. Yeah, “AWESOME”!

      • too bad that there are people who, like the photo shows, DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT THE WORD ILLEGAL MEANS OR REFERS TO WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF THE ELECTION! for one thing, how can any person who has entered the the USA ILLEGALLY have a bonafide right to say anything say on the way OUR COUNTRY IS RUN unless they voted?? oh anyone can express an opinion but unless they voted or can show proof that they did vote, they are simply expressing a singular bias toward a topic. as such they are simply practicing their ADOPTED RIGHT to EXPRESS THEIR PERSONAL OPINION under a DEMOCRATIC PROCESS which is practiced within the USA using its GOVERNMENTAL SETUP AND PROCESSES as a CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC stipulated and designed by FOUNDING FATHERS under the CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. so bottom line, if you no vote or no can vote because of your status as an ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT, you are merely expressing an unenforceable opinion that may not matter in the larger scheme of things. the fact that there is any type of demonstration, massive or otherwise, only exemplifies that we do have a DEMOCRATIC PROCESS that CAN operate within the framework of a CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC. this is probably the single most important factor which brought these GUESTS to our great country in the first place – and probably do not realize it! sad!!! but that’s the verifiable and UNDENIABLE reality!

        • I agree with you but we must first ask if these illegals come from a white country or a brown country, we like the white illegals that’s why.

      • Clearly Acacia Handel and her “No human is illegal” hasn’t got a clue how the real world works. Standard for simple minded millennials.

        Someone needs to teach these people what happens when illegals come into a country. Germany now realizes letting in so many immigrants was a massive mistake, never should have happened.

        We need to control who comes into the country, who can be a legal citizen. No line jumping, no special favors. Deal with it.

        • I certainly hope that starts midnight Jan 20 , 2017. The control of entry has to happen immediately.

          The progressives will do everything they can to make Trump look bad for doing it , but it has to happen.

          Personally I think the draft should be reinstated while it all gets straightened out. Fat chance huh?

        • IRT Waterman2: yes bring back the draft but only to the poor people, we should make it a point to not force people of power and wealth to send their kids into service, right? #MAGA

  • I am no fan of Donald Trump and this election feels like Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter – but people get a grip!!!
    The woman with the protest sign stating “no human being is illegal” should consider that her reaction to Trump’s win goes a long way towards explaining precisely why he did. OBTW it is true “no human being is illegal” however crossing the sovereign boarders of a country without LEGALLY doing so is ILLEGAL. Pau.

      • Nothing illegal about her. She obeys all the laws and pays her taxes.

        A more acceptable term would be undocumented.

        Maybe we should say Trump is illegal because he doesn’t pay his taxes.

        • 1. With your interpretation of the law I guess if I entered your home without permission and decided to squat in it and live with you for free as long as I obey the other laws makes it just? I’m moving in and I’m bringing Jesus Rodriguez with me, what’s your address Wiliki?

          2. The IRS would have arrested him if he didn’t. I don’t see any response from the IRS claiming any fraud or tax evasion.

        • “Undocumented” is bad logic.

          A person may be undocumented because they lost their papers, or because they are here legally but do not yet have their papers.

          The purpose of language is to make distinctions.

          Using neutral generalizations like “undocumented” to hide real distinctions is a kind of sneaky lying.

        • Trump’s taxes are still being audited.

          Perhaps Congress should now put a special prosecutor in charge of the investigation to insure that that Trump does not interfere through his office.

          And while we’re doing this why not also investigate his fraudulant business dealings?

          Trump will be impeached and convicted in his first year in office.

        • wiliki your predictions sound suspiciously like the false prophet klastri who doesn’t dare to show his face anymore.

        • Wiliki, crap point of view. The Donald didn’t break the law he just was smarter than all of us normal peasants who are to stupid or poor to find the answers like he did. He is going to outsmart the government now that he is President, the federal government doesn’t have a chance against him. #MAGA

        • IRT wiliki: So, you don’t know if Trump hasn’t paid taxes. Also, you ask for a special prosecutor. Did you ask for one with Hillary? Had they assigned one early on, it is likely the whole last minute Comey situation may not have occurred. I already know your answer.
          I would bet that Trump won’t be impeached (sounds like something Boots would say, btw), unless he is using a private server in the basement of one of his hotels. In fact, once the people of Hawaii see the results of Trump’s programs, you may see a revitalization of the Republican Party in Hawaii….finally!

  • trump has outlined the legal methodology of becoming a citizen of america for illegal aliens.

    illegal aliens need to return to their home land, apply for immigration to america, wait for approval and then reenter america legally and then work towards citizenship.

    my immigrant ancestors came over with legal immigration documents and worked their way into citizenship.

    it’s not that hard.

  • Only in America can “illegals” protest against a legally elected President of the United States. Hopefully, that will change when everyone in this country is here legally.

  • Does any sane person in the US think they can go to, say, France without a visa and expect to vote, get preferential education privileges, monetary assistance, a driver’s license, housing assistance, amnesty, etc. Better it stops now, before it gets really really ugly.

  • I’ve said it before, let them protest and demonstrate (peacefully) all they want, the election results will not change and Trump will be sworn in as president on January 20.

  • Not a fan of Trump but that been said, All people protesting the election result is full of DOODOO. I gues they never had a civics lesson in school…. Oh forgot!!
    the past 30 years of US educational system failed to teach these “KIDS” any common sense in how the election system works and how our country is operated.
    never in the history of this country we had protest against legal official election results. I guess we have bunch of kids, (adults) crying over spilled milk… Protest all you want but not gonna get anything done. Stop your kiddy ways and start making difference by doing something positive and change the system we have by legal methods…

  • They are all free to leave back to Mexico, ohh wait never-mind, the criminals aren’t wanted there either. Send them to North Korea on the next military or cargo ship.

  • Seems to me that if I were an illegal alien, I wouldn’t want to parade through the streets protesting and drawing attention to myself with the change in leadership just around the corner. Just saying.

  • This is Civil Disobedience, numerous law violations/criminal property damages, and the donkey Obama did nothing to quell the protesters from the get-go. The same inaction position that took place with the 2012 Benghazi attack to stand-down where four (4) Americans were murdered. Obama and Hilliary have blood on their hands.

    Ambassador Stevens was sent to Benghazi post haste in order to retrieve US made Stinger missiles supplied to Ansar al-Sharia. Without Congressional oversight or permission. Hillary brokered the deal through Stevens and a private arms dealer named Marc Turi. Then some of the shoulder-fired missiles ended up in Afghanistan and used against our own military. It was July 25th, 2012 when a Chinook helicopter was taken down by one of our own Stingers, but the idiot Taliban didn’t arm the missile and the Chinook didn’t explode, but had to land anyway. An ordnance team recovered the serial number off the missile which led back to a cache of Stingers being kept in Qatar by the CIA. Obama and Hillary were now in full panic mode and Stevens was sent in to retrieve the rest of the Stingers. This was a “do-or-die” mission, which explains the stand down orders given to multiple commando teams. It was the State Dept, not the CIA that supplied them to our sworn enemies, because General Petraeus wouldn’t supply these deadly weapons due to their potential use on commercial aircraft. Then, Obama threw Gen. Petraeus under the bus after he refused to testify that he OK’d the BS talking points about a spontaneous uprising due to a YouTube video. Obama and Hillary committed treason and THIS is what the investigation is all about, why she had a private server, (in order to delete the digital evidence), and why Obama, two weeks after the attack, told the UN that the attack was because of a Youtube video, even though everyone knew it was not. Further, the Taliban knew that this administration aided and abetted the enemy. Without Congressional approval. When Boehner created the Select Cmte, and the Taliban began pushing the Obama Administration for the release of 5 Taliban Generals. Bowe Bergdahl was just a pawn, everyone KNEW he was a traitor. So we have a traitor as POTUS that is not only corrupt, but compromised and a woman that is a serial liar, perjured herself multiple times at the Hearing. Who is now running for POTUS. Only the Dems, with their hands out, palms up, will support her. Perhaps this is why no military aircraft was called in, because the administration knew our enemies had Stingers.
    For more of the story:

    See also: https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2016/10/11/the-secrets-behind-the-wire-marc-turi-speaks-out-about-hillary-clintons-covert-weapons-shipments/

  • All you bloggers bashing the immigrants are going to be sorry. You’re just pouring gasoline on the flames. Keep doing this and Trump will have no rest for the next four years. There will be huge protest every time he shows up in public.

  • Bleeding heart DEMOCRATS . . . . . not with my tax dollars. Incidentally, I am a democrat who proudly voted TRUMP! Voted for Barry/Hillary ONCE . . . .sorry I did!

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