Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Anchorage as part of a nationwide protest opposing the country's immigration policies.

The Families Belong Together Anchorage Rally took over the Park Strip Saturday morning with protesters demanding the Trump administration end family separations, end family detentions and reverse its "zero tolerance" policy.

"Families are being separated at the border, but we won't allow it to continue," the Facebook event read.


People held signs saying, "I learned from my Immigrant Grandparents that Families belong Together," "I Care" and "Families Belong Together and Not Behind Bars."

One group took it up a notch with a visual depiction of families being separated at the borders-- a cage filled with Cabbage Patch Kids. 

(Credit: Emily Carlson / KTVA)


The rally in the Park Strip is among hundreds across the nation. 

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