When they saw President Donald Trump’s policy was separating children from the parents at the border last year, a group of local activists jumped into action. They launched Friday morning protests on a sidewalk along University Drive in Fort Worth near Republican U.S. Rep. Kay Granger’s office not far from TCU. Waving signs that read “Keep Families Together,” their message was blunt, calling out Trump and questioning Granger.
… Maria Robles, a volunteer with Faith in Texas, has taken her message directly to Washington, D.C. She wants lawmakers to use funding to help the migrants instead of hiring more agents for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. “We were there to highlight our despair for all of these lives that have been lost. It’s really sad that this is a partisan issue when life is not about partisanship,” she said. “Our message was invest in love, not hate.”
Excerpted from Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Read the full article here.