Photo By Sam Wall
Hundreds gathered outside of US Congressman Morgan Griffith’s office in Christiansburg Wednesday to protest the separation of children and the parents trying to enter the country both legally and illegally.

On Wednesday afternoon, the Main Street sidewalk in front of Congressman Morgan Griffith’s office in Christiansburg was filled with sign-carrying people decrying US policy of separating of children from families as a tool to deter illegal immigration.


The gathering, organized on social media by the community group Indivisible New River Valley, drew an estimated 225 people, many with children, some coming from as far away as Bluefield.

The crowd, which stretched more than a block from the Invision glasses shop, past Griffith’s office to the traffic light on the corner and dotted across the street, was a much larger crowd than recent demonstrations addressing…



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