Protesters showed up at a rally in Phoenix Friday over illegal migrants being held in detention camps.
The protesters, part of the national “Lights for Liberty” rallies, blocked a street in downtown Phoenix while Police officers lined up wearing protective gear. (RELATED: Anti-ICE Protesters Replace American Flag With Mexican Flag At Colorado Demonstration)
There were many arrests made by Phoenix Police due to unlawful assembly and obstructing a public thoroughfare, according to Fox10.
The rally came together to challenge roundups of illegal immigrants in the U.S. that will reportedly occur over the weekend. Its expected there will be arrests made of unlawful immigrants facing deportation in at least 10 major U.S. cities likely to begin on Sunday. ICE officials have not come out with a statement to confirm.
There are similar “Lights for Liberty” events occurring nationwide to bring attention to the immigration facility conditions located in the southern U.S.
#LightsForLiberty Fresno event: The #UFW is proud to stand with our communities against the inhumanity of Trump administration #Immigration practices! #Lights4Liberty #DontLookAway @Lights4Liberty pic.twitter.com/aqAXrDufX7
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