Immigration advocates have already blasted President Obama over his delay on executive action and deportations. Yesterday, they turned their anger onto Democrats, a number of whom have been less than supportive of Obama using his presidential powers to ameliorate deportations.
United We Dream leaders took over Sen. Harry Reid’s (D-NV) office, refusing to move until he called the on the President to act NOW, not after the elections — when 70,000 more immigrant families will have been separated. Six were arrested from Reid’s office, though they were released from jail last night.
Around the nation, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) picketed Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)’s office, while the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) targeted Sen. Michael Bennet’s (D-CO) office.
View the photos below:
United We Dream / Sen. Harry Reid’s office:
CHIRLA / Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s office:
CIRC / Sen. Michael Bennet’s office: