About 100 people gathered at Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters at 8th and Arch streets before marching to the parade. The protest was organized by Jewish activists, according to spokesperson Sarah Giskin.
"From our history, we know what happens when families are separated and people are rounded up and put in camps and dehumanized, and we don't want to wait to see what happens next," she said.
Nomi Teutsch brought her 2-month-old twins.
"I'd say it was pretty good on the Fourth of July," he said. "Some people exercised their First Amendment rights, and they were arrested in a very, very peaceful, cooperative manner. And we're back up with this great parade," said Deputy Police Commissioner Joe Sullivan.