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Protesters ask: What would ‘one day without immigrants’ look like?

Protesters held a banner that read in Spanish “one day without immigrants” in front of the East Boston entrance to the Sumner Tunnel Thursday. Topic: 27protestphoto Reporter: Jessica Rinaldi / The Boston Globe

One day after President Trump launched a crackdown on undocumented immigrants, a group of protesters took to the streets of East Boston Thursday to show their support in the region, and to press for full legalization.

The protesters held up a black banner approximately 20 feet long while standing on the Porter Street overpass near the Sumner Tunnel entrance and then relocated to nearby Maverick Square where they positioned themselves outside the Blue Line station.

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