Published on
by
Common Dreams

Rallies Nationwide Call for End to Deportations

"We've seen many of our families torn apart."

A sign held during the day of action in Washington, DC. (Photo: ndlon/cc/flickr)

A sign held during the day of action in Washington, DC. (Photo: ndlon/cc/flickr)

Immigration activists rallied in scores of cities across the country on Saturday in a day of action calling for President Obama to put an end to deportations.

Almost 2 million people have been deported under Obama's admnistration, leading some to dub him the "deporter-in-chief."

SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT

If you think a better world is possible, support our people-powered media model today

The corporate media puts the interests of the 1% ahead of all of us. That's wrong. Our mission? To inform. To inspire. To ignite change for the common good.

If you believe the survival of independent media is vital to a healthy democracy, please step forward with a donation to nonprofit Common Dreams today:



"We've seen many of our families torn apart and his words are not enough anymore. We need to see actions," said Nayley Perez-Huerta, who organized Raleigh's march, and urged the president to take executive action on immigration reform.

__________________

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news outlet. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Won't Exist.

Please select a donation method:



Share This Article