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How thousands are fighting back against Trump’s border policies

By Heather Dockray

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Last month, the Trump administration announced that they’d be separating parents crossing the border for asylum from their children.

It was a radical shift in policy, inciting feelings of outrage — and helplessness — all across the country. And it’s why the activists behind Families Belong Together decided to plan a national day of rallies and protests for Thursday, July 14th, organized under the hashtag #FamiliesBelongTogether.

Over 6,000 people have so far agreed to participate in today’s actions, according to Anna Tarkov, the group’s National Media and Communications Director. The protests, organizers note, are just the beginning. …

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