18 Of The Most Powerful Signs From The 'Keep Families Together' Marches

"If he builds the wall, I'll grow up and tear it down."

From coast to coast, thousands of Americans are protesting President Donald Trump's immigration policy. Over 2,000 children as young as infants were separated from their families when his zero-tolerance policy took effect earlier this year, and many have not yet been reunited, despite a June 20 executive order to end family separation on the border.

"First, there are more than 2,000 children already separated from their parents; the executive order does nothing to address that nightmare," Michelle Brané, director of the Migrant Rights and Justice Program at the Women's Refugee Commission told NPR.  "Second, this executive order effectively creates family prisons, which we already know are a threat to the well-being of children."

Nearly a week after signing the executive order, activists are still fighting.  Over 30,000 are estimated to have attended the  "Keep Families Together" march started in Washington, D.C,  and more than 600 sister demonstrations are taking place across the country.

Here are some of the best signs from people on the frontlines. 

1. "Stop pretending your racism is patriotism."

2. "Babies should not need lawyers."

3. "Shame."

4. "If he builds the wall, I'll grow up and tear it down."

5. "Toddler solidarity."

6. "The only acceptable ICE in law enforcement is ICE-T!"

7. "All families are welcome."

8. "I'm with her."

9. "Compassion over ego."

10. "Families belong together."

11. "Don't jail toddlers."

12. "Toddler solidarity."

13. "Girl, hold my earrings."

14. "I really do care."

15. "Rise up, wise up, eyes up."

16. "There is no such thing as other people's children."

17. "Then they came for the children and I said HELL NO!"

18. "Our ability to care for other people should not be defined by borders."

Cover image via REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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