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Yesterday, Indivisible spent the day filming more than 200 activists as they pressed Republicans in the House of Representatives to act on immigration reform. The day started at 6 a.m. when the activists—many of whom have been separated from deported loved ones for years—gathered outside Speaker John Boehner’s house to demand a vote on immigration reform.
Dreamers holding candles outside of Speaker John Boehner's house.
When the Speaker didn’t emerge, the activists headed to the halls of Congress to share their stories and remind our elected leaders that this issue is about real people.
Dreamer Antonio Alarcon sharing his story with Representative Steve King.
The day ended when 11 Dreamers were arrested for refusing to leave House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s office unless he agreed to act on immigration reform.
Dreamers being arrested for civil disobedience.
Indivisible is inspired by the Dreamers as they continue their determined fight for immigration reform, and we are excited to share their stories--with your help! Stay tuned next week for an exclusive look at some of our latest footage.
200 immigration reform activists in the hallway outside of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's office.