SAN FRANCISCO—Officers from the San Francisco Police Department broke up a protest in front of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office on Tuesday, July 30.
The protest started on July 30 and ended when authorities arrived on Thursday, August 1 between 1:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. The SFPD gave out 17 citations and arrested one protester.
Protesters set up tents on Battery Street and Washington Street for the two-night protest. Of the citation handed out during the protest, one included a juvenile. One protester was arrested for resisting arrest. Last summer, authorities broke up a week-long protest over rumored conditions at detention facilities near the border.
After authorities dismantled the protest, another protest in the area on Friday, August 1 at around 1 p.m. The protests were the start of the “month of momentum,” which is a 30-day call to action for the government to shut down the detention centers.