Supporters of refugees and immigrants march through Minneapolis

Protesters march in solidarity with immigrants and refugees in Minneapolis
Minneapolis Police say about 800 people are marching in solidarity with immigrants and refugees in Minneapolis on Feb. 18, 2017.
Courtesy of Minneapolis Police Department

Supporters of refugees and immigrants marched through Minneapolis this afternoon to protest proposals of President Trump.

The march attracted around 1,000 people, according to Minneapolis Police. It started at Powderhorn Park, and traveled along Lake Street between Chicago Avenue and Bloomington Avenue - closing the street at times, before returning to the park.

Protesters carried signs that read "resist" and "no more deportations," and chanted as they marched.

They protested Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico and his proposed temporary ban of refugees from some Muslim-majority countries.

The protest went from 1 p.m. to around 3:30. Minneapolis police report they made no arrests or responded to any calls related to the protest.

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