Giving Up On Congress, Immigration Protesters Target White House

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July 31, 2014 AT 12:01 PM
As chances of Congress agreeing on any immigration legislation dwindled on Thursday, several hundred protesters gathered outside the White House to push one main goal: keeping immigrant families together. Religious organizations and immigrant activists staged a rally and civil disobedience at Lafayette Square aimed at urging President Barack Obama to prevent deportations that would split children from their parents.