|Demonstrators walk under umbrellas in a downpour as they protest newly elected|
President Donald Trump at UC Irvine on Friday. Photo by Don Leach.
UCI marchers protest as Trump begins his presidency
A few hours after Donald Trump was sworn in Friday as the nation’s 45th president, a line of more than 100 UC Irvine faculty members and students took to the campus in pouring rain to demonstrate their opposition to his policies on immigration and other issues and urge other opponents to keep organizing during Trump’s presidency.
Some shouted “Education, not deportation” and held signs reading “Black lives matter” and “Immigrants welcome.”
“We need to show that Trump’s policy on mass deportation [of undocumented immigrants] is not acceptable to our communities,” said Jordan Hoiberg, 22, an Irvine Valley College student who marched at the front of the line.To read the rest and see more photos, click here.