Rep. Ayanna Pressley to Join Locals Protesting Against Trump’s Illegal Fake Emergency on Presidents’ Day

February 17, 2019
Press Release
The Cambridge protest is part of a national day of mobilization in response to Trump undermining democracy to further his racist agenda.


CAMBRIDGE, MA — On Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. ET, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) will join local leaders, advocates, and activists to hold a “Presidents Day Protest to Fight Trump’s Fake Crisis and Racist Deportation Forces” protest at the Harvard Square Subway Newstand Kiosk in response to Donald Trump declaring a national emergency in an attempt to further his racist agenda and ramp up his deportation force.

"I am proud to stand in solidarity against this administration's racist, xenophobic and hateful agenda," said Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07). “My fellow residents of the Massachusetts 7th know that our diversity is our strength and together we can both reject hate and chart a bold progressive path forward.”

Activists will demand that Congress immediately take action to overrule Trump’s emergency declaration and rein in Trump’s deportation force and humanitarian abuses by ICE and CBP.


WHAT: Cambridge Presidents Day Protest to Fight Trump’s Fake Crisis and Racist Deportation Forces

WHEN: Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 – 1 p.m. ET

WHERE: Harvard Square Subway Newstand Kiosk, 0 Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138


RSVP: Please email to speak with local organizers or to cover this event.


The national mobilization comes amid relentless attacks from the Trump administration on immigrants, people seeking asylum, federal workers, and communities nationwide.

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