Congressman Arrested in Front of White House During Pro-DACA Demonstration.

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 16, 2017Updated: August 18, 20171,621 views
Published: August 16, 2017Updated: August 18, 2017

Congressman Luis Gutierrez was arrested outside the White House as activists, including about 100 young immigrants living in Connecticut, marched to the White House on August 15 in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). The Illinois Democrat was among about 30 people arrested outside the White House by US Park Police. The DACA program at risk since ten attorneys general sent a letter to President Donald Trump threatening to sue on September 5 if the administration doesn’t end the DACA program that granted temporary immunity to undocumented young people who were brought to the United States as children. Nearly 800,000 people have registered under DACA since it was introduced in 2012. Credit: Instagram/bmilenkovic via Storyful

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