Friday, November 4, 2016

Migrant justice activists occupy Hillary Clinton campaign office, demand end to raids and deportations

A group of 20 immigration rights activists spent the night in Hillary Clinton's Pittsburgh campaign office

By Ben Norton, Salon
November 4, 2016

A group of 20 migrant justice activists occupied Hillary Clinton’s campaign office in Pittsburgh on Thursday night, demanding that the Democratic presidential nominee call for an end to record-breaking deportations and raids.

The activists, who call themselves #Buffalo25, brought sleeping bags and spent the night in the office. A spokesperson told Salon on Friday morning that they are still occupying the office.

#Buffalo25 is a campaign created by the immigrant rights group Movimiento Cosecha in order to bring national attention to recent ICE raids in Buffalo, New York.[...]

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