The objective of Loyalty Day is to recognize "the heritage of American freedom", and each year since 1958, the president has issued a Loyalty Day proclamation. But that's changing under President Trump.
A decade ago, immigration rights marches drew more than a million people and successfully blocked an anti-immigration bill in the U.S. Congress. Protesters are hoping that marches around the country, including NY and Los Angeles, can prove equally successful.
In Chicago, Brenda Burciaga, 28, was among thousands of people who marched through the streets to push back against the new administration.
"Everyone deserves dignity", said Burciaga, whose mother is set to be deported after living in the US for about 20 years. They say they plan to stay there until police arrest them. We want the people to respect gender identity.
Protesters gathered not only to express support for immigrants, but also to stage a sit-in at Gov. Greg Abbott's office to oppose Texas' SB4 bill, which would ban sanctuary cities in the state.
More than 200,000 USA workers engineered a nationwide strike for an eight-hour workday on May 1, 1886, in what was supposed to be several days of protest.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions also stirred an outcry by saying last month that so-called "dreamers" - illegal immigrants who entered the United States as children and were granted protection under the Obama administration - were subject to deportation.
Workers and members of various trade unions dressed in red take part in a rally on the occasion o..
Los Angeles boasts a large Hispanic population and civil rights groups like the League of Latin American Citizens were out early this morning in a demonstration aimed at drawing attention to Trump's controversial immigration policies. Supportive parents joined the teachers, many of whom took sick days to protest.
"It's not just about resisting, it's about setting the stage for us to move forward", Reiter said.
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A one-day-fits-all demonstration for everyone he's managed to upset.
Several protesters, like 39-year-old Mario Quintero, admitted they were in the country illegally but said they wanted to contribute. "And simply by giving me a ride to school, that's transporting an undocumented immigrant - that's a criminal charge against him", she said.
"We support our people in recognizing International Workers' Day and other efforts to raise awareness for safe and equitable employment conditions". "We are inspired by their pride in our country's principles, their devotion to our freedom, and their solemn pledge to protect and defend our Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic".
He added, "We deserve a better treatment".
May 1 is known as May Day.
In Providence, Rhode Island, about the same number of people gathered at Burnside Park before a two-hour protest that touched on deportation, profiling and wage theft.
In Oakland at a later march, more than 1,000 people marched peacefully representing labor groups along with Mexican, Vietnamese, Chinese, Filipino and other immigrants.
Thousands of people were rallying across the country on Monday in protest of President Donald Trump's immigration policies.
In the District, Maryland and Virginia, more than 200 businesses closed Monday as many immigrants skipped work, school and shopping for the day to underscore their contribution to the USA economy, said Maria Fernanda Durand, communications manager for the immigrant rights groups CASA and CASA in Action. Larger crowds are expected to return this year as immigrant groups have joined with Muslim organizations, women's advocates and others in their united opposition to Trump administration policies. Twelve were arrested, according to a spokesman for Make the Road New York, an immigrant advocacy group that claims 20,000 members.