Transcript for Nationwide protests against Trump's immigration policies
And we bin with the massive nationwide protests against the president's immigration policy. Tens of thousands of protesters in more than 700 demonstrations like this one in Chicago. In cities and towns, from coast to coast, in every state, urging president trump to reunite the families separated at the southern board. Part of the fallout from his zero tolerance policy. We start with Kenneth Moton in Washington, D.C. Reporter: Tonight, a resounding chorus from coast to coast. We're not backing down! Reporter: Tens of thousands of people demanding an end to president trump's zero tolerance immigration policy that at one point resulted in the separation of families at the border. They rallied in the nation's capital. I understand rules, I understand process, I understand all that, but this is about children. Reporter: Marched across the brooklynridge. Filled plazas in Boston, chicago,nd Los Angeles. Holding signs that read, "Close the detention centers" and "Children don't belong in cages." This young girl's handwritten message simply says, "Families belong tether." No hate, no fear. Reporter: More than 700 marches in every state. Demonstrators going forces with celebrities. We are out here to save the soul of our nation. Reporter: And politicians. Don't give up. Reporter: President trump signed an executive order to the separations. But more than 2,000 children still haven't been reunited with their parents. This 7-year-old from el Salvador, separated from his mother for a month, reunited just yesterday in Virginia. Our Tom llamas at the border this week asked the head of customs and border protection about the legal back and fth and the public pressure. At this point now, separating families, E executive order came out and we're keeping families together. Do you think it would have been worth it, should they have never separated families from the get-go? I think we have to adjust to changing conditions, in both the border flow and in terms of the public trust environment. Reporter: A California judge stepped in this week ordering the administration to reunite families within 30 days. Children 5 and under, two weeks. Kenneth Moton joins us live from Washington. The president trump doubling down on what he wants to secure the border and due process. The president on Twitter today, he said, "When people come into our country illegally, we must immediately escort them back out without going through years of legal maneuvering." Remember the white house said this week just because legal immigrants don't see a judge doesn't mean they don't receive due process. The pressure is also on congress. Lawmakers left Washington for the holiday without, facing to pass any legislation to fix the immigration oblem. Kenneth, thank you. Next to E excessive and dangerous heat, from the plains
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