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Immigrant-rights fight on display in Swampscott

The social justice team at First Church in Swampscott placed two cages on the front lawn, featuring protest signs with shoes and a tarp inside intended to bring attention to immigrant detention. (Spenser Hasak)
A chain-link cage, shoes and a tarp: The display on The First Church lawn dramatizes congregation members’ opposition to immigrant detention and the push to authorize driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.  “We’ve been having conversations on immigrant injustice for the past two years. The message is people belong in their homes, not in cages,” said…

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