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November 13, 2008

Immigrant Advocates Reach Out To Obama

Coalition Appears in D.C. To Press Agenda, Events
By N.C. Aizenman, Washington Post Staff Writer, Wednesday, November 12, 2008;

"Dozens of immigrant advocates from across the country convened in Washington yesterday to call on President-elect Barack Obama to halt work-site immigration raids and fulfill campaign pledges to offer the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in the United States a path to citizenship within his first year in office.

Representatives of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, a coalition of grass-roots organizations from Los Angeles, New York and the Washington area, also announced plans to mobilize tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters for a demonstration on the Mall on Jan. 21, the day after Obama's inauguration".

at http://www.washingtonpost.com

Posted by VisaLawyer at November 13, 2008 08:30 AM

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