(Law Newz) Pro-immigrant protesters took control of the atrium at the Hart Senate Office Building today.
Thousands of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (“DACA”) program recipients–commonly referred to as DREAMers–piled into the third U.S. Senate office building outfitted with banners and popular protest chants, hymns and anthems.
According to one police officer there, the protesters were so loud that sounded, “like a football game.”
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They were there to press Congress on its perceived sluggishness in passing the DREAM Act–which would codify many aspects of the controversial DACA program into law.