#WomenDisobey march shuts down DC streets to protest Trump immigration policies
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Hundreds of women gathered in D.C. on Thursday to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

The #WomenDisobey march was organized to protest the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy at the border, which led to the separation of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the border.

The crowds, largely comprised of women, blocked traffic as they protested outside of the Department of Justice building.

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Video shows protestors chanting “abolish ICE” and “we care.”

Demonstrators also marched to the offices of senators, yelling, “What do we want, justice. When do we want it, now.” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Women's March, which organized massive protests around the world the day after President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Republicans move to block Yemen war-powers votes for rest of Congress Trump says he's considering 10 to 12 contenders for chief of staff Michael Flynn asks judge to spare him from jail time MORE's inauguration in 2017, is the group behind Thursday's march.

Trump signed an executive order last week to end the policy of separating immigrant children from parents or guardians facing prosecution for illegally crossing the border.

That zero tolerance policy remains in place and officials are now identifying ways to detain immigrant families together.