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Advocates to GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy: Don’t Duck and Hide from Immigrants

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We’ve written about how Speaker John Boehner and his staff are hiding from immigrants–locking his office doors during business hours and not engaging with immigrants and advocates who come to speak with him.  On the other side of the country, GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is apparently doing the same thing.  Today, advocates with UFW tried to visit McCarthy’s Bakersfield office–even bringing giant rubber duckies to emphasize the fact that the Congressman has been ducking his constituents–and found that his doors were locked.  McCarthy found himself forced to meet with a group of immigrant women at 11 o’clock at night a few weeks ago, after 13 women conducted an act of civil disobedience at his office and refused to leave.

View the pictures from today’s action below: