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Hundreds march in Janesville against President Trump’s immigration ban

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President Donald Trump took executive action on curbing access visas and limiting refugees coming to the US. The executive action is called "Protection of the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States," which institutes what the President has called "extreme vetting" of immigrants.

JANESVILLE — Hundreds of demonstrators have rallied in Janesville to protest President Donald Trump’s now-blocked executive order temporarily limiting immigration.

The Janesville Gazette ( ) reports about 600 protesters gathered Saturday in a city park a few blocks from House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Janesville home.

Demonstrators carried signs denouncing President Trump’s plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, and his executive order to temporarily halt the flow of some immigrants into the country. A federal judge in Washington state on Friday temporarily blocked the refugee ban.

The protest was organized and led by a group calling itself “Showing Up for Racial Justice.” Protesters later marched in downtown Janesville and around the block outside Ryan’s congressional offices, temporarily shutting down traffic.

Police say the demonstration was peaceful. There were no arrests.


  • Al P

    Hundreds march in Janesville, millions don’t march in the rest of the USA. Get over it LOSERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a bunch of Liberal Clowns.

  • John

    Didn’t know you could round up 600 snowflakes in Jansville. Must have been some payed protesters from George Soros

  • Z

    If these protestors are so self-righteous then they should be volunteering to put up at least 5 immigrants in their home or apartment for an undisclosed amount of time.

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