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Barred from sit-in strike at mayor’s office, Occupy ICE holds a City Hall stairwell

July 25, 2018 GMT

By Staff

A raucous group of Occupy ICE demonstrators continues to hold a Philadelphia City Hall stairwell Wednesday afternoon, demanding an end to all city cooperation with the immigration enforcement agency.

About 15 protesters, blocked by police from staging a sit-down strike outside Mayor Kenney’s office, quickly claimed ground by the east-side elevators. Some people trying to do business in City Hall were kept from passing. Others retreated and made their way back up or down the stairway.

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