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Immigration "Rally for Citizenship"
Thousands in D.C. and around the country attended the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform.

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A crowd fills the lawn on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2103, during the "Rally for Citizenship," where tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters were expected to rally for immigration reform. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Alejandra Tejada, 55, an American citizen living in Arlington, Va. who is originally from Bolivia, poses for a portrait at the end of the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. "As an immigrant myself I support immigration reform," says Tejada. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Cesar Maxit, of Washington, who is originally from Argentina, hold a sign that says "Stop Deportations" at the Rally for Citizenship, a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Roberto Morales, 25, holds a sign representing a permanent resident card, while attending the "Rally for Citizenship" in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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ADDS TO CLARIFY SUBJECTS BACKGROUND - Ajna, 28, of Washington, an artist who goes by only her first name and is of Ethiopian and Eritrean descent, poses for a portrait at the end of the "Rally for Citizenship" on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Meshelle Fernandez, 7, of Chester, Va., whose parents are from Mexico, braids her hair during a portrait at the end of the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. Her father, Luis Fernandez, says that it's important to be at the rally and support families. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Edwin Munoz, who is originally from El Salvador, holds his daughter Jocelyn Munoz, 5 months, up for a portrait at the end of the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. "We have to give papers to all the immigrants who came here to work," says Munoz, "we're not terrorists we're workers." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Franklin Mercado, 2, and his mother Zoila Fajardo, who is originally from Nicaragua and lives in Gaithersburg, Md, attend the "Rally for Citizenship" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013,, where tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally for immigration reform. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Felicia Esperanza, 19, of Woodbridge, Va., whose parents are from Mexico and El Salvador, poses for a portrait after attending the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. "I'm here to support my family," says Esperanza, "so that they can get their citizenship." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Josue Benavides, 28, center, who is originally from El Salvador, poses for a portrait with his cousins Jonathan, 7, left, and Christopher Benavides, 11, of Alexandria, Va., after attending the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. "We need reform," says Josue Benavides, "so that the families can have a better life and avoid separations." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Sigifredo Pizana Hernandez, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, attends the "Rally for Citizenship" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013, where tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally for immigration reform. Hernandez has applied for deferred action and hopes to attend college this year. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Demonstrators stand behind a sign for President Barack Obama as they participate in a rally for immigration reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013, where tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters were expected to rally for immigration reform. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Activists rally for immigration reform outside the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to push her to back comprehensive immigration reform Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in Los Angeles. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Los Angeles Police keep activists on the curbside as they rally for immigration reform outside the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to push her to back comprehensive immigration reform Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in Los Angeles. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Marissa Contreras, 15, of Richmond, Va., whose father is from El Salvador and whose mother is from the United States, poses for a portrait at the end of the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. "I just felt in my heart that it was important to be here," says Contreras. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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A protester is detained by Capitol Police on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013, during a rally, where tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters were expected to rally for immigration reform. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Cristian Paniagua, 11, of Takoma Park, Md., left, holds a U.S. flag next to a child holding the flag of El Salvador as they attend the "Rally for Citizenship" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 10, 2013, where tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters were expected to rally for immigration reform in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Mario Ibarra, 38, of Richmond, Va., who is originally from Mexico, poses for a portrait at the end of the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. "I know many people who have been separated," says Medina, "I'm here to support those who haven't been as fortunate as I am to have papers." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Angelica Medina, 17, of Baltimore, Md. whose parents are Mexican and Guatemalan, poses for a portrait at the end of the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. "It's important for me to be here because I believe everyone deserves to be treated the same humane way," says Medina. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Students from Staten Island, New York, march past the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013, on their way to attend the "Rally for Citizenship," where tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally for immigration reform. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Activists participate in a rally for immigration reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013, where tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally for immigration reform. Bipartisan groups in the House and Senate are said to be completing immigration bills that include a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million immigrants with illegal status. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Immigration "Rally for Citizenship"

Thousands in D.C. and around the country attended the "Rally for Citizenship," a rally in support of immigration reform.

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