Facebook reacts to NH vigil supporting immigrants in U.S. illegally
MANCHESTER — A prayer vigil held in Manchester in support of immigrant families fearing deportation provoked many reactions, most in favor of deportation, on NH1's facebook page Tuesday morning.
As the video was live-casted to the FaceBook, many viewers gave their opinions on the event as it unfolded. NH1 compiled a few responses from both sides.
One commenter, Reni Johnmeyer, wrote the following in response to the vigil:
Many of the comments had a similar tone of desire for deporting immigrants and having them return legally. A few examples can be seen for this mindset below:
Amid the sea of comments against the vigil, a few comments appeared to be in support of what was happening in Manchester.
The positive comments focused on the hope to keep family members together by avoiding deportation, such as the below examples.
One person even tried to take on the commenters who were against the vigil by calling for more research into the matter without rushing to judgement.
You can check out more of the comments for yourself on the NH1 Facebook page here.