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TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP) — Protests have been popping up across the country demanding the abolishment of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Police in Florida say they’ve arrested six people who bound themselves with bicycle locks outside a federal office in a protest of ICE.

The Tampa Bay Times reports authorities broke the locks around the protesters’ necks and arrested them Monday on trespassing charges.

The protest had started days ago with a handful of tents outside the Department of Homeland Security.

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Tampa police Capt. Carlos Rodriguez says trespassing on private property led authorities to break up the camp.

The Times says police also told protesters they were camping in violation of a local ordinance.

Recently, several prominent Democrats have called for major changes to immigration enforcement.

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Some critics have been pressing for the outright abolition of ICE, the federal government’s chief immigration enforcement agency.