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Hundreds gather downtown to protest executive order on immigration

Posted at 5:18 PM, Jan 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-01 00:23:23-05

Protests continue across the country in opposition to President Trump's executive order on immigration.

Around 300 people showed up near Interstate 10 and Congress to protest on Tuesday afternoon.
 
 
Organizers of the protest say this location was chosen because it is right in front of Senator John McCain's Tucson office.
 
The location was chosen because protestors are standing in solidarity with Senator McCain who has raised concerns about President Trump's immigration order.
 
 
Protestors say that national security is important to them, but they believe that the president's executive order on refugees and immigration was misguided.
 
Some of the chants include: "no hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here."
 
 
Senator McCain is actually in Washington D.C.
 
KGUN 9 reached out to his office but haven't heard back.
 
Protesters say they want to continue to see their lawmakers stand up for what they think is right.