US Border Patrol arresting 32 religious leaders and activists near the fence separating San Diego and Tijuana. Officials can be seen closing in on the group as it moved forward towards the border on Monday. Protesters can then be seen being taken down and led away in handcuffs as they enter a restricted area in front of the fence.
>> Well, that was the idea, that we would meet at the wall and have a moment of prayer. But unfortunately, the authorities of the US were not in agreement with that.>> Leaders of churches, mosques, synagogues and indigenous communities were among the 400 singing and playing for the demonstration, organized by a Quaker organization called the American Friends Service Committee.
They're calling for a week of action, advocating for migrants' rights to seek refuge in the US. Protest leaders also said they were demonstrating against President Donald Trump's portrayal of the migrants as a security threat, as he looks to restrict their ability to seek asylum.