Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Hundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious and advocacy communities held a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes to represent 85,000 refugees who were not allowed into the U.S. in 2018, carried orange rafts symbolizing refugee ocean crossings and read the names of refugees who died in transit.

Photography by Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News

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<p>Protester Jenny Hines of Manhattan holds up signs that read to “Abolish I.C.E.” and “Refugees are welcome here” on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Protester Jenny Hines of Manhattan holds up signs that read to “Abolish I.C.E.” and “Refugees are welcome here” on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A protester at a rally in New York City on June 20, 2018, holds a photo of a woman who was denied asylum because of President Trump’€™s immigration policy. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A protester at a rally in New York City on June 20, 2018, holds a photo of a woman who was denied asylum because of President Trump’€™s immigration policy. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A protester holds sign slamming I.C.E. on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A protester holds sign slamming I.C.E. on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A protester wears “No Hate” pin during a protest outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A protester wears “No Hate” pin during a protest outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Magila of the Brooklyn, who moved to the U.S. four years ago, holds up a placard at the start of a protest and march outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Magila of the Brooklyn, who moved to the U.S. four years ago, holds up a placard at the start of a protest and march outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A protester holds up a sign depicting President Trump as a member of the KKK and reading “Klansman in Chief”€ on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A protester holds up a sign depicting President Trump as a member of the KKK and reading “Klansman in Chief”€ on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A protester holds up a sign that reads “Japanese Americans against U.S. concetration camps” while marching toward the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A protester holds up a sign that reads “Japanese Americans against U.S. concetration camps” while marching toward the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A protester holds a sign protesting the U.S. policy of separating immigrant families on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A protester holds a sign protesting the U.S. policy of separating immigrant families on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A youngster with his mother holds up a sign protesting the separation of familes during an immigration rally in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A youngster with his mother holds up a sign protesting the separation of familes during an immigration rally in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A woman wears a sign reading “Impeach Trump”€ during an immigrations’ rights rally in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A woman wears a sign reading “Impeach Trump”€ during an immigrations’ rights rally in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Charlotte and Amelia of Brooklyn hold a sign during n a rally protesting President Trump’€™s immigration policy iof separating immigrant families in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Charlotte and Amelia of Brooklyn hold a sign during n a rally protesting President Trump’€™s immigration policy iof separating immigrant families in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A protester holds up sign during a march towards the United Nations on E. 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A protester holds up sign during a march towards the United Nations on E. 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Nicole of Queens carrying a sign in a rally against President Trump’s policy of separating immigrant families on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Nicole of Queens carrying a sign in a rally against President Trump’s policy of separating immigrant families on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Beatrice of Manhattan holds up a sign in pledging her support for immigration rights at a protest against U.S. immigration policies in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Beatrice of Manhattan holds up a sign in pledging her support for immigration rights at a protest against U.S. immigration policies in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Protesters hold up signs at a protest against the U.S. immigration policies outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Protesters hold up signs at a protest against the U.S. immigration policies outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Kate Marx and her son Thulson from Sunnyside, Queens, participate in a rally along 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Kate Marx and her son Thulson from Sunnyside, Queens, participate in a rally along 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A youngster gets a ride on Dad’s shoulders during a protest against the U.S. immigration policies in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A youngster gets a ride on Dad’s shoulders during a protest against the U.S. immigration policies in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Protesters carrying signs cross E. 42nd Street and head toward the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Protesters carrying signs cross E. 42nd Street and head toward the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Demonstrators holds up signs and yell anti-Trump chants at a rally against Trump administration immigration policies outside the New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Demonstrators holds up signs and yell anti-Trump chants at a rally against Trump administration immigration policies outside the New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Protesters carrying signs cross E. 42nd Street and head towards the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Protesters carrying signs cross E. 42nd Street and head towards the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>A demonstrator holds up a sign with the names of people who died or were denied asylum in the U.S. in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

A demonstrator holds up a sign with the names of people who died or were denied asylum in the U.S. in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Protesters chant slogans and hold up a signs at the start of a protest again the U.S. immigration policies on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Protesters chant slogans and hold up a signs at the start of a protest again the U.S. immigration policies on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Eighty-five pairs of shoes representing 85,000 refugees excluded by the Trump administration sit in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Eighty-five pairs of shoes representing 85,000 refugees excluded by the Trump administration sit in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Protesters chant slogans and hold up a signs at the start of a protest again the U.S. immigration policies on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Protesters chant slogans and hold up a signs at the start of a protest again the U.S. immigration policies on the terrace outside the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

<p>Eighty-five pairs of shoes representing 85,000 refugees excluded by the Trump administration sit in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News) </p>
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

Eighty-five pairs of shoes representing 85,000 refugees excluded by the Trump administration sit in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations in New York City on June 20, 2018. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

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