On Thursday, demonstrators took to the streets, businesses across the U.S. closed for the day and students avoided lessons to highlight the significance of "A Day Without Immigrants": a movement protesting against President Donald Trump's immigration agenda.
The nationwide event asked foreign-born individuals not to attend work or go shopping in protest against Trump's policies, which has included a temporary travel ban on citizens from seven majority-Muslim nations.
"A Day Without Immigrants" is just one of many protests and events staged – or scheduled – against the new U.S. administration's policies. Strike4Democracy has organized strikes for Friday to stand up for democratic principles.
The organizers of the Women's March on Washington have also announced "A Day Without A Woman", set to take place on International Women's Day on March 8.
CNBC takes a look at some of the scenes from Thursday's "A Day Without Immigrants".
In Chicago, thousands gather to show their support of immigrant rights.
In Los Angeles, the Nickel Diner shuts its doors and displays the sign "Nickel Diner is closed. We are all immigrants."
In Austin, protestors take to the streets in support of the "A Day Without Immigrants" movement.
In South Philadelphia, the words "This is the only home I & my children know" are written across a banner at a closed market stand.
In preparation of Thursday's demonstrations, the Morning Glory Diner in Philadelphia notifies customers by saying that they will be closed "in support of the immigrant walkout", adding that "We are a nation of immigrants."
"Y'all means ALL," a placard reads at a march outside the Texas State Capitol, located in Austin.
Mexican restaurant Guelaguetza closed its doors on Thursday in Los Angeles. On the door, a sign contains the words: "We truly believe that all immigrants are the backbone of American history and will remain essential to the continuous growth and prosperity of our nation."
"To those who feel silenced we say: don't be afraid, be strong."
A rally in Chicago called for unity with placards calling on people to "Stop the hate. We make America great!"
In the city of Philadelphia, Latino community members and leaders hold placards while attending a news conference.
Outside the J&F Ice Cream Shop in Los Angeles - which closed for the day - a banner saying "Fight Trump. Legalization, not deportations", is displayed.
While several vendors and stores shut their doors on Thursday, some businesses kept their doors open.