LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Local immigration advocacy groups protested the Trump administration's immigration policies on Thursday.
It happened across from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building in downtown Louisville
The local advocacy groups don't believe President Trump's executive order will help -- instead, they believe families will now be jailed together.
"This isn't about politics anymore, this is a humanitarian issue, you know? These are human beings," UofL student Zara Macias said.
Organizers said they want the government to stop treating families seeking refuge from danger and poverty as criminals, according to a statement released on Thursday.
In response to the executive order, the National Immigration Law Center said in a statement: