Massive immigration rally overflows Capitol West Lawn

On the 10th of April, a huge crowd descended on the US Capitol to demand that Congress pass comprehensive immigration reform and STOP the deportations that are tearing families apart.

Short video with main demands and showing size and extent of crowd

Crowd_1

Sign

The key demands as read out by one speaker were the immigration reform itself, the DREAM act for children of immigrants, and protection for GLBT immigrants and their partners.

The crowd was so large as to add heavy pedestrian traffic as far away as 9th st, and dominate the sidewalks as far away from the Capitol as 6th st.

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