Hundreds of women in D.C. protest ‘zero-tolerance’ immigration policy

Dem congresswoman among anti-Trump protesters arrested inside Capitol office building

Police say those who were arrested were processed on the scene and released.

It took police about 90 minutes to arrest them and end the demonstration.

The groups are asking march attendees to wear white as a "striking visual symbol" to bring participants together and "channel historic social justice movements unified by one color of clothing", the FAQ says.

The administration's controversial "zero tolerance" policy of separating immigrant parents and their children on the U.S. border has resulted in the separation of almost 2,000 children from their parents and guardians, sparking a public outcry.

The crowd was joined by a number of US Senators who oppose Trump's immigration policies, as well as other prominent people, among them as the actress Susan Sarandon.

Capitol Police arrested almost 600 people, who engaged in protests with several Democrat lawmakers.

As the marchers passed the Trump International Hotel, which is run by the president's company, they chanted, "Shame!"

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Several speakers, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of "Hamilton", and actors America Ferrera and Diane Guerrero, will take the stage at Lafayette Square to kick off the protest, which begins at 11 a.m. People who have lived through the Holocaust, Japanese internment camps and Trump's family separation policy are expected to speak.

More than 2,000 children who arrived illegally in the United States with adult relatives were separated from them and placed in detention facilities or with foster families around the United States.

Jayapal said she was arrested at the Hart Senate Office Building in Capitol Hill. "And as a member of Congress, I refuse to let this president and this administration do what they are doing to children, to parents, to asylum seekers in my name". That police had led to the separation of thousands of children from their parents before the Trump administration halted the separations in late June.

Ana Maria Archila, executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, said calling for the disbandment of ICE "would have seemed absurd even a few months ago".

The Women's March announced its plans for the last week and held training meetings in the days leading up to it.

Most of the children separated from their families before the order was signed have not yet been reunited with them.

Ms Jayapal and her groups have planned "a massive round of protests" across the country on Saturday.

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