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Hundreds of Thousands Rally For Immigrants in Dallas

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) - As many as 500,000 people crammed the streets
of downtown Dallas on Sunday while calling for immigration reform
that would legalize an estimated 11 million undocumented workers.

They banged drums and waved U.S. flags while wearing white
clothing to symbolize peace.

Marchers included families who pushed strollers carrying children.

Police estimate between 350,000 and 500,000 people participated.

Many protesters wore shirts that stated, quote -- No H-R 4437 --
making reference to the House bill passed in December.

The bill calls for building more walls along the U.S.-Mexico border and strengthens laws against those who assist undocumented immigrants or those who enter the country illegally.

Hundreds of police were on hand but there were no reports of
violence.

A similar march was held Sunday in nearby Fort Worth.


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