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Immigrants' Rights Activists Take to the Streets on May 1

Immigrant rights' supporters around the country took to the streets on May 1 to protest Arizona's new immigration law which seeks to identify, prosecute and deport illegal immigrants.  Take a look at the massive protests.  

Minneapolis, Minnesota Protest

May 1: Marchers for immigrants' rights make their way through downtown Minneapolis as marchers from various areas converge for a rally at Loring Park. Activists said outrage over Arizona's controversial immigration law "awakened a sleeping giant" as rallies demanding federal immigration reform kicked off in cities across the country.

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Dallas, Texas Protest

May 1: Large crowds in Dallas, Texas protest Arizona's new law that requires authorities to question people about their immigration status if they are suspected of being in the country illegally.

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Washington D.C. Protest

May 1: Thousands of people attend a May Day immigration reform rally near the White House in Washington D.C.

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Portland, Oregon Protest

May 1: Kayla Garcia, 4, waves an American flag as she rides atop her father, Juan Garcia, in Portland, Ore. Thousands of demonstrators marched through downtown Portland to protest Arizona's new illegal immigration law.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota Protest

May 1: Protestors for immigrants' rights march through downtown Minneapolis. An estimated 2,500 marchers participated in the demonstration.

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Los Angeles, California

May 1: A small dog wearing a garment that includes the Mexican flag and a sign urging legalization joins tens of thousands of demonstrators marching in Los Angeles for the reform of federal immigration law and to protest against Arizona's controversial new immigration law.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

May 1: Wuilmer Rivera, left, and Jorge Allada, center, join in protesting Arizona's new immigration law in Santa Fe, N.M. outside of the DeVargas Center.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota Protest

May 1: Marchers for immigrants' rights pause in front of the Minneapolis Convention Center where the State Republican party was having its convention.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

May 1: Men wearing orange jumpsuits reading, "working shouldn't be a crime," join in protesting Arizona's new immigration law with those who gather outside of the DeVargas Center in Santa Fe, N.M.

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Immigrants' Rights Activists Take to the Streets on May 1

Immigrant rights' supporters around the country took to the streets on May 1 to protest Arizona's new immigration law which seeks to identify, prosecute and deport illegal immigrants.  Take a look at the massive protests.  

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