Immigration Protesters Clash at U.N., Fear Risks of Border Surge




NEW YORK — More than 40 people, many representing conservative or anti-illegal immigration groups, protested Saturday at the United Nations Plaza against the surge of immigrants to the United States’ southern border. The demonstrators cited alleged economic and medical harm undocumented immigrants would do to the U.S.

The protest was one in a series of more than 300 that began Friday in an effort led by three national conservative groups: Americans for Legal Immigration Political Action Committee, Overpasses for America, and Make Them Listen. This particular demonstration was led by New Yorkers for Immigration Control and Enforcement (NYICE) and joined by members of New Jersey Citizens for Immigration Control, with several other fringe conservative groups Read more…

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