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26 Jan 2020 | 08:55 PM UTC

US: Immigration rights activists schedule protest in New York City January 27

Activists plan a demonstration in New York City on January 27; heightened security presence and associated disruptions possible



Immigration rights activists have called for a protest in New York City on Monday, January 27, to denounce the Border Patrol and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement policies. Participants plan to gather at 17:30 (local time) at Grand Central Terminal.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near the protest site. 


Individuals in New York City are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protest and demonstration locations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.