Thousands of people march to demand Spain's government to increase its efforts to take in refugees who have fled the war in Syria and other violent conflicts in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Spain has taken in just 1,100 refugees of the over 17,000 it has pledged to accept. Banner reads in Catalan: "Enough Excuses! Take Them In Now!". (AP/Manu Fernandez)

Huge Crowds Gather In Spain To Demand Conservative Gov. Take In More Refugees

Marchers held a large banner and signs in Catalan with the slogans “Enough Excuses! Take Them In Now!” and “No More Deaths, Open The Borders!” as they made their way through the city center to its Mediterranean coast.