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THIS IS A RALLY: More Than 100 Activists Arrested in Act of Civil Disobedience for Immigration Reform

 

Today, more than a thousand advocates gathered in front of the White House to call on President Obama to use his executive authority on immigration and deportations.  More than 100 people were arrested in an act of civil disobedience when they refused to move from the White House fence.

The event was led by Casa de Maryland, with groups like Sisters of Mercy, Center for Community Change, Church World Service, and the Alliance for Citizenship participating.

View the powerful photos below, courtesy of Church World Service:


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And watch the livestream below:

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