More than 30 people, led by immigrant and civil rights groups, started what’s expected to be a day of combined protests against President Donald Trump’s policies outside the Suffolk Police Department’s Third Precinct in Bay Shore.
They were demonstrating against county police and sheriff departments cooperating with Trump’s deportation push.
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Victoria Daza, an organizer with Long Island Jobs With Justice, labeled police and jail arrangements with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as “predatory policies” that lead to deportations when immigrants in the country illegally are arrested over minor offenses.
The group chanted “Who do you serve? Who do you protect?” as police officers in uniform guarded the premises.
“Today is a very special day and it’s a special day because we have a very special visitor coming,” said Susan Gottehrer, Nassau director of the New York Civil Liberties Union. “And this visitor peddles in many of the dark arts. He peddles in hate…
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