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Protesters rally against VisionQuest outside planned Philly site

October 24, 2018 GMT

By Staff

About 40 people gathered outside the VisionQuest property in the city’s Logan neighborhood on Wednesday, loudly stating their opposition to the agency’s plan to house 60 undocumented immigrant children there.

The “Immigrants Are Not for Sale” rally, organized by the Juntos advocacy group, drew leaders from the city teachers union, justice groups, and neighborhood organizations. All said they wanted children to be safe and cared for — and did not believe that would not happen in a shelter run by the Arizona-based agency.

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