Pro-immigration rally in Lancaster

A peaceful rally was held on Tuesday for immigrants in Lancaster City.  Penn Square was packed with emotion in Lancaster.   

CBS-21 spoke with one woman from Palestine who came to the states two years ago.

"All of us are human beings and we are friends and we are neighbors and I want all the people to love together", said Emtinz Zourob, Palestine Refugee.Lancaster residents coming together supporting others.

"Love the United States being an open country and love that Lancaster is and I want it to stay that way," said Connie Hazeltine, Lancaster resident.

Nick Martin, a leader of Lancaster Stands Up, a local community group formed in the wake of the presidential election said "We believe that this country is founded by everyday people across class and race and this is a place people should be coming together not getting divided."  

"I believe that are positive things we can do", said Connie Hazeltine.

Lancaster Stands Up said it could be the biggest rally in the City of Lancaster.

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