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The Women’s March marks a year of wide-ranging activism on the day the federal government shut down.

People are packing up their cars, loading up subway stations, and hopping on busses to head to Women’s March events in towns and cities across the country. Since last year, feminists and their allies have come together under the Women’s March banner to protest both issues like the gender pay gap and Trump administration initiatives, like the president’s immigration ban. But it’s particularly poignant that the second Women’s March meets on what happens to be the one-year anniversary of Trump taking office and the first day of a government shutdown.

By midnight Saturday, Congress was locked in a standoff after failing to reach a deal on immigration. Earlier in the week, on Thursday, House Republicans passed a bill “to fund the government for four weeks and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years, after Congress had failed to reauthorize that program for the last four months,” Vox’s Tara Golshan and Dylan Scott reported. However, 45 Senate Democrats and five Republicans rejected the measure because of the White House’s “unwillingness to accept a bipartisan proposal to address the nearly 700,000 immigrants in legal limbo after he pledged to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program,” Golshan and Scott wrote.

As Vox senior reporter Anna North found while on the ground at New York City’s Women’s March on Saturday morning, the topic was front of mind for marchers.

One marcher on marching the day of a shutdown: “our government is in complete dysfunction” #WomensMarchNYC

— Anna North (@annanorthtweets) January 20, 2018

Another marcher on the shutdown: “we’re working!” #WomensMarchNYC

— Anna North (@annanorthtweets) January 20, 2018

Spotted at #WomensMarchNYC pic.twitter.com/IveYh5nCrY

— Anna North (@annanorthtweets) January Read More Here