USA: Dozens hold candlelight vigil outside shelter for separated children

Dozens gathered for a candlelight vigil outside a processing centre in Harlem, New York City, on Thursday, where children separated from their families at the southern border are being held. Footage shows the protesters as they lit candles and laid out shoes and toys for the children. They also carried placards decrying the policy of family separation and calling for the abolishment of ICE... Еще (Immigration and Customs Enforcement). The Trump administration has been roundly condemned for its treatment of migrants at the southern border after 2,300 migrant children were separated from their parents between mid-April and May. On Wednesday, Trump signed an executive order reversing the 'zero-tolerance' policy to separate children from their parents.

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