Hundreds march in 'Day Without Immigrants' rally in Yonkers

The city of Yonkers joined other cities across the country Thursday highlighting the contributions made by immigrants in America.Hundreds joined the Day Without Immigrants march

The City of Yonkers joined other cities across the country Thursday, highlighting the contributions made by immigrants in America.

The City of Yonkers joined other cities across the country Thursday, highlighting the contributions made by immigrants in America. (2/16/17)

YONKERS - The city of Yonkers joined other cities across the country Thursday highlighting the contributions made by immigrants in America.

Hundreds joined the Day Without Immigrants march in a sign of solidarity against the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

Many businesses on New Main Street in Yonkers shut down as they joined hundreds of people on a march to City Hall.

Many of the people protesting were owners of businesses, including taxi companies, groceries, restaurants and bodegas.

The business improvement district says the economy takes a hit when those businesses are closed.

Protesters held flags and signs saying they had a right to be there and that they were hardworking. They said they wanted people to know they were against Trump’s travel order and want everyone to know they have rights.

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