PHOENIX - A couple dozen protesters gathered at the State Capitol this morning as part of a nationwide protest against illegal immigration.
The protesters gathered around 6:00 a.m. Most left after a couple hours.
Many were members of various patriot groups like Riders USA and Overpasses for America.
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"We all feel for the children but it isn't just children crossing," said Dawn Fallon with Overpasses for America. "We don't know how many terrorists are coming in."
The protesters made it clear that they are against reform. Rather, they say, if enforced, current immigration law will solve the problems.
Several other protests are taking place around the state and around the country Friday and Saturday.
Protest against illegal immigration getting underway at State Capitol pic.twitter.com/SC0AmVmDdZ— Angie Holdsworth (@AngieHoldsworth) July 18, 2014