18 People Were Arrested at a Boston “Jews against ICE” Protest

Boston Magazine | 7/7/2019 | Spencer Buell
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They stopped traffic and locked arms outside a detention facility in the city.

By Spencer Buell· 7/3/2019, 11:17 a.m.

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In yet another protest of immigrant detention policy far from the Mexico border, hundreds took to the streets in Boston Tuesday in a “Jews against ICE” demonstration that saw 18 people arrested.

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Marchers chanted and waved signs on a route that took them from the city’s Holocaust Memorial to the South Bay ICE detention facility at the Suffolk County House of Correction.

The rush hour protest disrupted busy roadways in downtown Boston, and the Boston Globe reports that police arrested 18 who had linked arms in front of the building’s entrance.

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Video shows more than a dozen people dressed in white singing as police from the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department lead them away from the facility’s front steps.

The protest came after another held by a group of Jewish activists in New Jersey, 36 of whom were...
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