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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Over 450 Turn-out for Immigrant Action Day

Today, over 450 Latinos and Immigrant Rights Advocates attended CAUSA's annual Immigrant Action Day at Chemeketa Community College in Salem

The topics covered this year included prospects for passing fair and just immigration reform, the impact of Oregon stricter Driver's License rules, immigrant advocacy efforts at the local, state and federal level and know your rights information.

Organizers at today's event signed people up to attend the May 1st Rally for Immigrant Rights to take place at the State Capitol in Salem. The goal is to bring more than 10,000 to rally for Comprehensive Immigration Reform among other issues important to the Latino and Immigrant Communities.

CAUSA's annual event drew people from as far away as Florida.



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