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Protesting weekend ICE raids in Lake Worth Beach

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
Published on July 13, 2019 - Duration: 02:15s

Protesting weekend ICE raids in Lake Worth Beach

More than a hundred people showed up to First Congregational Church in Lake Worth Beach Friday night with one message; the treatment of detained children and families is simply inhumane.

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Protesting weekend ICE raids in Lake Worth Beach

FROM THE TREASURE COAST TOLAKE WORTH BEACH.

A CALL FORIMMIGRATION REFORM - AHEAD OFICE RAIDS STARTING SUNDAY - IN10 MAJOR CITIES.

THE PRESIDENTSAYS THOSE TARGETED ALREADYHAVE DEPORTATION ORDERS.THOSE WHO GATHERED TONIGHT -SAY THE SYSTEM MUST CHANGE...INCLUDING CONTROVERSIALDETENTION CENTERS.

WPTVNEWSCHANNEL 5IS LIVE - IN LAKE WORTH BEAC HWITH MORE.

JILLIAN?MORE THAN A HUNDRED PEOPLESHOWED UP HERE - WITH ONEMESSAGE.

THE DAY THE TREATMENTOF DETAINED CHILDREN AFAMILIES IS SIMPLY INHUMANE.<< (nats of candles) GATHERINGIN THIS DIMLY LIT ROOM (natssinging“This land is yourland, this land is my lan”)COMPLETE STRANGERS JOINTOGETHER (Nats) HOPING TO SHEDLIGHT ON WHAT THEY CALLINHUMANE CONDITIONS ATGOVERNMENT DETENTION CENTERS.Flose Boursiquot, immigratedfrom Haiti in 2000 12:00:39“You donunless you have to and youdonthose grueling situationsunless you have t” FLOSEBOURSIQUOT FLED HAITI WITH HERFAMILY WHEN SHE WAS 8 YEARSOLD.

Flose Boursiquot,immigrated from Haiti in200011:57:15“I definitelyfelt welcomed and this is whystuff like this breaks myhear” SHEANGER INTO POETRYONE OF SEVERAL LIGHTS FORLIBERTY EVENTS BEING HELD INSOUTH FLORIDA.

MANY GATHEREDTO CALL FOR CHANGES TO THEIMMIGRATION SYSTEM.

MaxHeppner, holocaust survivor12:03:17“We donof any kind regardless of whois putting them up or what thejustification is there is nojustification for puttingpeople in camp” THOSE WHOJOINED TOGETHER - NOT ONLYLOOK TO RAISE AWARENESS - BUTALSO FIND STRENGTH IN NUMBERS.11:17:53“ I feel almost notquite obligated but I feellike is should go help otherswho are now facing some of thesame things that Imy face has face” 11:54:42(nats this land was made foryou and m”)

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