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Immigrants Across the Country Are Striking Today to Protest Trump's Policies

17 February 2017, 10:54 | Winifred Adams

A restaurant on Georgia Avenue is closed in honor of the"Day Without Immigrants protest in Washington DC on Feb. 16 2017. Credit Jim Bourg Reuters

A restaurant on Georgia Avenue is closed in honor of the

The protests were in response to President Donald Trump, whose administration has pledged to increase the deportation of immigrants living in the country illegally.

Expensive restaurants and fast-food joints alike closed, some perhaps because they had no choice, others because of what they said was sympathy for their immigrant employees.

Immigrant workers across the country are planning to strike Thursday to demonstrate their importance to American society. Spain-born celebrity Chef José Andrés and Busboys and Poets founder Andy Shallal, who is from Iraq, were among them.

Cheap lettuce, for example, is said by supporters of immigrants to be available because of migrant farm workers.

"They come (here) every day because he has everything fresh", said the translator. In Charlotte, North Carolina, more than 250 businesses closed their doors on Thursday.

Students who take part in the protest will receive an unexcused absence, Albuquerque school officials said.

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"To the president: without us and our contribution this country is paralyzed!" the flier says.

The protest was the latest in a series of collective actions since Trump took office from women's groups, immigrant groups and other activists.

The protests are to show critical immigrants are to the USA economy and way of life. He soon understood why: His crew, five immigrants, called to say they weren't coming to work.

Across the street, Mauro Madrigal, a manager for La Guadalupana, said the owners also are closing the St. Paul business with the support of its customers. The owner said only half of her staff showed up to work today.

Colin McDonough's Boundary Stone restaurant will see its staff members joining the national "Day Without Immigrants" protest, but McDonough told the Washington Post that he and a co-owner will open the kitchen to serve a limited menu.

"Yep, we're going to lose a couple thousand dollars, but to me it's worth it to stand behind them", Lowell Faulkner, owner of At Your Service Plumbing in Lakewood told FOX31. "We felt that this was the best way to support that cause".



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