Photos: Minneapolis march to protest immigration policies


22-year-old Zaynab Abdi, a refugee from Yemen, holds up her country's flag.
1 Zaynab Abdi, 22, a refugee from Yemen who's separated from her family due to U.S. immigration laws, holds up her country's flag during a march protesting federal immigration policies in Minneapolis on Saturday, June 30, 2018. 
Thousands of protesters make their way down the streets of Minneapolis.
2 Thousands of protesters make their way down the streets of downtown Minneapolis. 
James Gutierrez, 15, and his sister Lilah, 8.
3 James Gutierrez, 15, and his sister Lilah, 8, ride on the back of a trailer while wearing chains during Saturday's march. 
A protester holds a sign that reads
4 A protester holds a sign during a march protesting federal immigration policies in downtown Minneapolis. 
Members of the traditional Aztec dance group Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue.
5 Members of the traditional Aztec dance group Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue lead the march. 
State Senator Patricia Torres-Ray marches through downtown Minneapolis.
6 State Sen. Patricia Torres-Ray (center) marches through the streets of downtown Minneapolis with thousands of other protesters. 
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7 A member of the traditional Aztec dance group Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue twirls in the street before the march. 
Thousands gather outside the Minneapolis Convention Center.
8 Thousands gather outside the Minneapolis Convention Center before a march protesting federal immigration policies. 
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9 A woman wears a T-shirt with the words "Yes Melania I really do care, why don't u?" painted on the back after finishing the march. 
A protester chants along with the crowd.
10 A protester chants along with the crowd during the march on Saturday, June 30, 2018. 
A protester holds a poster depicting a crying Statue of Liberty.
11 A protester holds a poster depicting a crying Statue of Liberty during the march. 
Protesters stack picket signs after a march.
12 Protesters stack picket signs with phrases opposing current immigration policies.