Immigrants demonstrate against Trump


TOPSHOT – People rally as they take part in a protest against Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in New York on March 19,2016. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) – The Latest on nationwide protests against President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

3:30 p.m.

Throngs of people supporting immigrant rights are marching in Manhattan to protest against Donald Trump’s presidential win.

Demonstrators are holding signs in English and Spanish, saying things like “Hate won’t make us great.” They’re chanting, “We are here to stay.”

Organizers say they’re speaking out against Trump’s support of deportation and other measures.

Other protests are expected Sunday in San Francisco, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver and other cities. They’re following days of demonstrations across the country.

Mostly, the demonstrations were peaceful. However, in Portland, Oregon, a man was shot and wounded Saturday morning during a confrontation. Police arrested two teenagers.

Los Angeles police arrested five people downtown during an anti-Trump protest that wound down early Sunday. An estimated 8,000 had marched.


1:58 p.m.

Immigrants and their advocates are taking to the streets of New York City to add their voices to those who have been marching and protesting Donald Trump’s presidential win.

Organizers say the protest scheduled for Sunday mid-afternoon in Manhattan is about speaking out against Trump’s support of deportation and other measures.

It’s the latest in days of demonstrations across the country. Other protests are expected Sunday in San Francisco and Philadelphia.

On Saturday, demonstrators gathered in big cities like New York and Los Angeles, as well as in smaller places like Worcester, Massachusetts, and Iowa City, Iowa.

In Los Angeles, an estimated 8,000 people marched Saturday to condemn what they saw as Trump’s hate speech about Muslims, pledge to deport people in the country illegally and crude comments about women.

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