One of the ways the Suffolk County Sherrif's Department makes money is to rent cells at the South Bay jail to ICE (a program started well before the current administration in Washington).
This afternoon, activists gathered outside the jail on Bradston Street for a vigil to protest the way the government is now ripping children from asylum-seeking parents at the border. Beth Chaplin reports:
Heartbreaking to see the people inside waving back at us, with signs that said "thank you".
US Rep Joe Kennedy, meanwhile, spent Father's Day in a march to the tent camp in Texas the government has set up for some of the children it's taken from their parents.