Nery Lopez, a DACA recipient, right, carries the ‘Dream Key’ as she leads supporters of Dreamers, made up immigrant youths, mothers and community members from United We Dream, We Belong Together, Students Working for Equal Rights (SWER), Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC), We Count!, Women Working Together, Friends of Miami-Dade Detainees, and Florida Student Power Network marched up to the front doors of Senator Rubio’s district office in Doral, but were denied access due to the government shutdown and Sen. Rubio’s presence in Washington, D.C., for the end of the government shutdown on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.
Nery Lopez, a DACA recipient, right, carries the ‘Dream Key’ as she leads supporters of Dreamers, made up immigrant youths, mothers and community members from United We Dream, We Belong Together, Students Working for Equal Rights (SWER), Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC), We Count!, Women Working Together, Friends of Miami-Dade Detainees, and Florida Student Power Network marched up to the front doors of Senator Rubio’s district office in Doral, but were denied access due to the government shutdown and Sen. Rubio’s presence in Washington, D.C., for the end of the government shutdown on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. CARL JUSTE cjuste@miamiherald.com
Nery Lopez, a DACA recipient, right, carries the ‘Dream Key’ as she leads supporters of Dreamers, made up immigrant youths, mothers and community members from United We Dream, We Belong Together, Students Working for Equal Rights (SWER), Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC), We Count!, Women Working Together, Friends of Miami-Dade Detainees, and Florida Student Power Network marched up to the front doors of Senator Rubio’s district office in Doral, but were denied access due to the government shutdown and Sen. Rubio’s presence in Washington, D.C., for the end of the government shutdown on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. CARL JUSTE cjuste@miamiherald.com

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