Six transgender rights protestors were arrested today after shutting down the intersection of 16th and K Streets.
The demonstrators were chanting slogans and carrying signs in English and Spanish to protest the deportation of trans people in the U.S.
— Tim Regan™ (@MrTimRegan) June 30, 2015
The protest was organized by United We Dream, an organization that advocates “for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.”
Police cleared the intersection of K and 16th Streets around 4:26 p.m.