[Immigration protesters wave American flags]

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Immigration protesters wave American flags and hold signs. According to the Dallas Police Department, at least 100,000 people marched in the most well-attended civil movement in the history of Dallas. The protesters demanded the legalization of Hispanic undocumented immigrants, estimated to be about twelve million in the United States. The so-called "mega march" was carried out to demand immigrant amnesty as members of the U.S. Congress debated immigration reform.

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Castillo, José L. April 9, 2006.

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  • Castillo, José L. Jose L. Castillo is a news correspondent for the Spanish language EFE News Service, the fourth largest news wire in the world. A native of Peru, Mr. Castillo studied translation and interpretation at the Escuela de Traduccion e Interpretacion de Lima (ESIT) in the early 1990s before completing English studies at the University of Newcastle, England. He has worked for various newspapers -- as editor, columnist, reporter or media advisor -- in Georgia, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, and California, and Peru and is an award-winning journalist.

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  • Main Title: [Immigration protesters wave American flags]
  • Added Title: [Immigration, Dallas, Texas, 2006-04-09]
  • Series Title: Immigration in Dallas, Texas

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Immigration protesters wave American flags and hold signs.

According to the Dallas Police Department, at least 100,000 people marched in the most well-attended civil movement in the history of Dallas. The protesters demanded the legalization of Hispanic undocumented immigrants, estimated to be about twelve million in the United States.

The so-called "mega march" was carried out to demand immigrant amnesty as members of the U.S. Congress debated immigration reform.

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  • April 9, 2006

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  • March 15, 2007, 11:25 a.m.

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  • June 26, 2015, 9:30 p.m.

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Castillo, José L. [Immigration protesters wave American flags], photograph, April 9, 2006; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth23195/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.