By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Ten people were arrested for civil disobedience on Monday while temporarily blocking the entrance to PortMiami while protesting Haitian deportations.

Dozens of people took part in the so-called ‘Rally 4 Citizenship’ protest.

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Wearing “protect Black immigrants” T-shirts and literally using their bodies to block the road, the group urged Vice President Kamala Harris to use her power as presiding officer over the Senate to create a pathway to citizenship in the Build Back Better plan that they said millions deserve.

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The group blocked traffic near the Torch of Friendship for several hours.

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The Torch of Friendship was built in 1960 to signify the passageway for immigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean to the U.S.

CBSMiami.com Team