Lawmakers, advocates rally to support immigrants at NJ detention center

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Rep. Bill Pascrell and other officials joined immigrants' rights advocates for a rally Sunday morning at a detention center in Elizabeth.

The lawmakers and protesters were rallying against the detention of undocumented fathers who are being separated them from their children.

Pascrell says they received from pushback from jail officials at the ICE facility, but were eventually let into the facility.

Pascrell posted updates on the confrontation on social media.

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