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[Dallas protester, Margarita Alvarez, addresses the crowd]

Description: Margarita Alvarez, union spokesperson with the organization, Voices United for Immigrants, addresses the public during the protest carried out on Saturday in front of City Hall in Dallas. Thousands participated in the protest on Saturday outside the City Hall and also there were dozens of banners and posters which asked for "Justice for the undocumenteds," "Equality of rights," or "No to the wall." But it was a single feeling which united the more than 2,000 persons protesting H.R. 4437 presented to Congress by Congressman James Sensenbrenner (R-WI).
Date: March 26, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of protester and sign]

Description: Close-up photograph of a male immigration protester and a protest sign. 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.
Date: April 9, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections