Friday, March 24, 2006

Protests Target Draconian Immigration Measures

It's not France, but several areas of the U.S. have seen impressive numbers involved in protests regarding recent Congressional efforts to criminalize "illegal" immigration and build a wall along sections of the U.S.- Mexican border. High school students walked out in Los Angeles, workers stayed home in Georgia, and some 300,000 marched in Chicago. Such signs of hope in a heavily depoliticized society are regrettably few and far between.


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