RED BANK: COUNCIL BACKS IMMIGRANT RIGHTS

Marchers took to the streets of Red Bank in June, 2018 to protest the Trump Administration’s border policies. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

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By JOHN T. WARD

A virtual parade of speakers, some near tears, pressed the Red Bank council Wednesday night to support a host of protections for undocumented immigrants.

“It is never symbolic to acknowledge the humanity of any one person,” said a young woman who identified herself as Carla, Red Bank Regional senior and officer of the school’s Dreamers organization. “Doing so is, in fact, the most radical of acts,” she said.

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RED BANK: ‘FAMILIES’ MARCH DRAWS 2,000

A march to protest the Trump Administration’s treatment of southern-border immigrants and asylum seekers drew some 2,000 participants to downtown Red Bank Saturday, borough police estimated. 

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RED BANK: RALLY FOR IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

A young participant in a march for immigrant rights held in Red Bank last December. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

Supporters of immigrant protections plan to rally for the second time in six months in Red Bank Saturday morning.

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