Si Se Puede: Immigrant Rights Protests (41 images)


Illegal immigration and immigrants' rights came to the forefront of political debate in America in 2006, with illegals being seen as a potential security and economic problem especially concerning Mexico to the south. Riding this feeling the House of Representatives passed the bill H.R. 4437 in late 2005 that, among other things, made aiding illegal immigrants a felony and being an illegal immigrant a felony itself.

The backlash from the immigrant communities around the...
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