New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, on this a day without immigrants, tweeted he and his fellow Capitol Hill staffers could not get their coffee today because immigrants were not working to serve them in a restaurant.

 

Now, we're not ones to put words into the mouth of an elected official, but we are going to assume Senator Menendez was highlighting what immigrants do on a daily basis and without them working today their role in society is being highlighted. Some on Twitter, however, took that tweet to mean just the opposite...



The day is intended to show the impact of immigrants on daily life in the United States in response to President Donald Trump, whose administration has pledged to increase the deportation of immigrants living in the country illegally. The protest gained momentum on social media and by word of mouth.

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