The nation's largest family reunification may have taken place in Washington, DC and New York City, but that has not prevented rallies in smaller cities and towns across the country – including McAllen, Texas, where demonstrators were
dozens People gathered in McAllen Station on Saturday to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policy, reports CBS 4 News. The Border Patrol facility is one of the busiest in the nation and has been the subject of widespread indignation during the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families who crossed the border illegally. (Trump finally signed an executive order to keep families together.)
Another rally was to be held in Brownsville, Texas, according to CBS 4. One of the most prominent facilities for accommodating migrant children is in Brownsville.
More than 600 families belong together On Saturday, rallies were planned, many of which expected thousands of participants. At least one event should take place in each US state, organizers said.