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From LA to NY, hundreds of thousands join nationwide rallies to protest Trump's immigration policies

Galvanized by the images and voices of migrant children separated from their parents by President Donald Trump's immigration policies, hundreds of thousands took to the streets Saturday in major cities and small towns across America to express outrage that they hope will carry over into the fall election.

From coast to coast, several hundred rallies dubbed Families Belong Together ranged from the large and boisterous - thousands clogging the Brooklyn Bridge in New York - to more modest ones, such as a protest that drew about 200 people to a street corner in West Hartford, Conn.

In Los Angeles, tens of thousands assembled in front of City Hall just before noon in a star- and politician-studded rally that centered around messages of humanity and empathy transcending borders. Organizers said they were not only protesting the separation of families

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