What government shutdown?
While the government was busy making little progress in the effort to end the shutdown, immigration activists took advantage of the chance to have some of the spotlight.
After a great deal of time was spent planning immigration protests, activists finally marched on Washington and this time they all went out with a bang. Eight lawmakers who took park in the protests -- all of them Democrats -- blocked traffic while standing silently, as reported by the New York Times.
Source: Latin Post. Read full article. (link)