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Immigration Reform: Activists call for immigrant rights

Unitey Rally at White House

A coalition of women’s social justice organizations protested Saturday outside the White House, calling for President Obama to stand up for immigrant rights.

“We deserve the right to live in dignity and free from the fear of being separated from our families,” they said in a prepared statement.

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I talked with Heather Benno, a social justice activist from “Women Organized to Resist and Defend.”

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Heather Benno at WH Rally

Heather Benno outside the White House at the immigrant rally. (Bill Hughes)

 


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Bill Hughes

Bill Hughes is a native of Baltimore. He’s an attorney, author, professional actor and hobbyist photographer. In his salad days, he worked on the docks as a longshoreman. Bill also played on three championship soccer teams: sandlot with Jules Morstein; high school at Calvert Hall; and college at the University of Baltimore. Contact the author.
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  • Hacim Obmed

    If they are illegal they have the right to a free flight home. They should have known not to enter our country without permission. Especially if they have children this is really irresponsible. Maybe the children should be take into custody and put up for adoption.

  • http://bit.ly/13skmqS Forums4Justice

    Illegal Immigrants are illegal; they have absolutely no right to be in our country .. it’s as simple as that

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