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Sheriff Clarke’s removal is focus of Milwaukee May Day March

Sheriff Clarke’s removal is focus of Milwaukee May Day March


HIS REMOVAL WAS THE FOCUS OF TODAY’S MARCH.>>IF HE BUILDS A WALL, I WILL GROW UP AND TEAR IT DOWN. COLLEEN: FOURTH-GRADER BRIANNA LOPEZ MARCHED WITH A SIGN BECAUSE HER PARENTS ARE UNDOCUMENTED.>>I AM WORRIED THEY WOULD GO TO MEXICO AGAIN COLLEEN: SO ARE MANY OF HER RELATIVES.>>WE ARE SO HAPPY TO BE HERE. WE WANT OUR FAMILY TOGETHER. COLLEEN: CARRYING SIGNS THAT READ “SHERIFF CLARKE, STOP SEPARATING WISCONSIN FAMILIES” AND “INDICT AND CONVICT SHERIFF CLARKE,” THOUSANDS TREKKED FRO THE SOUTH SIDE TO THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE WITH A MESSAGE.>>HIS PRIMARY PURPOSE SHOULD BE PROTECTING PEOPLE, ALL PEOPLE, AND THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY IS VITAL PART OF OUR COMMUNITIES. COLLEEN: MANY DENOUNCED THE SHERIFF’S EFFORTS TO GET FEDERAL PERMISSION TO USE HIS DEPUTIES AS IMMIGRATION AGENTS. ARMANDO AND VERONICA IBARRA AR CITIZENS MARCHING IN SOLIDARITY. WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO TEACH YOUR KIDS?>>EQUALITY, YOU KNOW, EVERYONE’S EQUAL, EVERYONE’S THE SAME, AND TO SUPPORT THEIR COMMUNITY AND THEIR PEOPLE. THAT’S WHAT WE’RE TEACHING OUR CHILDREN. COLLEEN: 12 NEWS CONTACTED THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE FOR COMMENT, BUT GOT NO RESPONSE.


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