They were calling on Congress to pull funding from immigration and customs enforcement.
Protestors say they feel the government is not using funds justly.
“The money is not being used appropriately,” Theresa Safay, Oregon District 2 Indivisible, said. “Congress just keeps throwing money at it like they did in July without making sure the people are being treated humanely and that the money is actually being spent on the people it’s intended to.”
The rally is a series of rallies held up and down the coast called, Border to border with love.
They’re transporting a banner with ORD2 signatures from the Canadian border to the Mexican border.
The banner is expected to arrive at its final destination in San Diego on Friday.
Blakely McHugh is a weather forecaster and reporter for NBC5 News. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Blakely is a native of San Diego, CA.
Blakely is excited to be in southern Oregon, a place that gets all the seasons and has similar temperatures to Arizona in the summer! When she’s not at work, you can find her relaxing at home watching TV and cuddling with her cat, Dallas. She also enjoys trying new places to eat and exploring the outdoors.
Blakely loves meeting new people so if you see her out and about, say “Hi!”