York City: Families Saturday and Immigrant-Friendly Cities
york city: Groups that pulled off massive women's marches the past two years and other left-leaning rallies are throwing their weight behind migrant families Saturday, according to Vancouver Courier. More than 600 marches could draw hundreds of thousands of people nationwide, from immigrant-friendly cities like Los Angeles and New York City to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming.article continues below Trending Stories Owners of fire-damaged Shaughnessy home facing charges under city's heritage bylaw No hormones, no plastic straws and now no meat A&W goes beyond' burgers Homicide investigators looking into death of local Raena Henry Vancouver overdose deaths reached 'historical high' in 2017Though many are seasoned anti-Trump demonstrators, others are new to immigration activism, including parents who say they feel compelled to show up after heart-wrenching accounts of children forcibly taken from their families as they crossed the border illegally. Immigrants who have spent years fighting to change the country's immigration system are getting newfound support from liberal activists, moms and first-time protesters motivated by a visceral narrative President Donald Trump's administration separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. In Portland, Oregon, for example, several stay-at-home moms are organizing their first rally while caring for young kids. I just reached a point where I felt I had to do more. I'm not a radical, and I'm not an activist, said Kate Sharaf, a Portland co-organizer. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.