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Police officers surround nearly 20 demonstrators from the Shut Down Berks Coalition, who linked arms and sat down in the road to block the entrance to the Berks County Residential Center as part of their call for Governor Tom Wolf to shut down the facility, which currently detains about 20 immigrant families. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

On Sunday, a planned demonstration resulted in the arrest of approximately 17 people, as protesters at the Berks County Residential Center called for Gov. Wolf to shut down the family detention center.