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Close the Camps Protest

Close the Camps Protest @ Xochitl's Las Cruces Office

Children denied soap and toothbrushes, crowded into unsafe conditions. Separated from their families, subject to cruel treatment that leads to lasting traumas. And some dying in custody—or dying with parents as they cross the Rio Grande.

We've seen the images and heard the stories coming out of child detention centers. Horrifically, these conditions aren't an accident. They are the byproduct of an intentional strategy by the Trump administration to terrorize immigrant communities and criminalize immigration—from imprisoning children in inhumane conditions to threatening widespread raids to break up families to covering up reports of immigrants dying in U.S. custody and abuses by ICE and CBP agents.

We are demanding that the Trump administration close all the camps where asylum-seeking children are being detained in inhumane conditions. Where possible, children will be reunited with their parents or their sponsors.

it is going to take all of us to close the camps.

A core principle shared by supporting organizations is a commitment to nonviolent, peaceful actions. All actions that are sponsored or organized on this page are intended to be nonviolent and peaceful. We expect all participants to act lawfully at all times and to seek to de-escalate any potential confrontation with those who disagree with our values.

The host has marked that this event is wheelchair accessible.

WHEN

Tuesday, July 2 at 10 a.m. (local time)

WHERE

Xochitl Torres Small Las Cruces Office

240 S Water St

Las Cruces, NM 88001