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.


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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