Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested at Washington DC protest

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Two of those arrested included actress Susan Sarandon and Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who serves the 7th Congressional District of Washington state.

The protest was organized and promoted by Women's March, the same group that mounted a massive protest effort a year ago shortly after President Donald Trump took office.

His comments come as the administration works to end the Obama-era policy of separating migrant children from their families at the border.

Participants were organized by the far-left Women's March, whose radical leaders are active proponents of open borders.

The protesters chanted "Abolish ICE" and "We care" - a jab at Melania Trump for wearing a jacket with the words "I really don't care, do u?" painted on its back as she visited one of the immigrant detention centers.

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"I'm proud to have been arrested with them to put myself in the camp of people who believe that the United States is better", Jayapal said in a video on Twitter. Trump reversed that policy last week, through protest organizers said they plan to go on with the events nationwide in a unified rebuke of the administration's treatment of immigrants.

The crowd then marched down to the federal premises, where they occupied the atrium and several floors, chanting "we care" and "where are the children?" in reference to minors separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

And dozens of protesters shut down a government meeting in MI in protest against a contract with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) agency to house detainees at a local jail.

The demonstrators were taken into custody by Capitol Police.

Police say those who were arrested were processed on the scene and released. Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, and Sen.

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