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A Day Without Immigrants March

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 3:29pm -- Peter Fitzpatrick
Abel Ortiz is one of the hundreds of people who came to Dickinson Square Park for a Day without Immigrants march. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Some people who participated in the march are also in support of the Berks Family Residential Center closing. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Many people have fear of ICE coming unannounced to their homes and taking family members away. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Many members of the Mexican community in South Philadelphia also have or work in businesses at or near the Italian Market. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Students from the Kirkbride School in South Philadelphia show their support for the march. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Students from the Kirkbride School in South Philadelphia show their support for the march. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
A few of the Mexican owned businesses showed their support by closing their business for the day. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/ALDIA News
A business shows their opposition to the Donald Trump Presidency with a flyer on their window. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Part of the demonstration route went through Geno Steaks where the now deceased owner became famous for a sign for people to order in "English Only" for their food. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Mickel Romero (4) participates in the march with a sign saying, "Not One More" Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Some people at the Italian Market joined in the Day without Immigrant march to downtown Philadelphia. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Marchers passed a mural of former Police Chief Frank Rizzo at the Italian Market. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
The crowd, growing in size, took the march through South Street on their way to Center City. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
"No human is Illegal" translated from the protesters sign at the march. Marchers passed a mural of former Police Chief Frank Rizzo at the Italian Market. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Many people working downtown were most supportive of the Day without Immigrant march. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/ALDIA News
Janet Jimenez showing her pride and support of the march while marching on Market Street. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Many Latinos came in support of the Day without Immigrants march in downtown Philadelphia. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Thousands of marchers convened at City Hall to support the Day without Immigrants march. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Thousands of marchers convened at City Hall to support the Day without Immigrants march. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Miguel Andrade of Juntos Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Shani Akilah from the Black and Brown Workers Collective Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Many children accompanied their parents to the A Day without Immigrants March in downtown Philadelphia. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Many children accompanied their parents to the A Day without Immigrants March in downtown Philadelphia. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Juntos Executive Director, Erica Almiron Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Francisco Cortez of Galaei Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Olivia Cortes of Juntos Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
City Council member Helen Gym participates in the Day without immigration rally at City Hall. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Maria Quinones-Sanchez speaks to the crowd gathered in City Hall for the Thousands of marchers convened at City Hall to support the Day without Immigrants march. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Kensington Kapa High School professor Ishmael Jimenez Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
Fight hate with love was what the sign read that many in attendance signed in support of the rally. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News