March for America

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Protesters call for immigration reform at the March 21, 2010 March for America protest in Washington, DC.

The March for America was a protest march in Washington, DC, United States. On March 21, 2010, over 200,000 marched by the Capitol in Washington, DC, to call for comprehensive immigration reform in that year.[1] The event was organized by Reform Immigration FOR America and many more groups.[2]

Participants largely wore white and waved the United States flag.

President Barack Obama delivered a video message to the assembled crowd, pledging to be their partner in seeking comprehensive immigration reform and fix the country's broken immigration system.[3]

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References

  1. Douglas Rivlin. "200,000 March For Immigration Reform in Massive D.C. Rally | Immigration". AlterNet. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  2. "Reform Immigration For America". Reform Immigration For America. 2009-10-09. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  3. "President Obama's Message to Immigration Marchers". Whitehouse.gov. 2010-03-21. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 

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