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Huge Immigrant Rights march planned for May 1

by staff |
April 26, 2008
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Chicago, IL - A massive demonstration for immigrant rights will take place here May 1. The International Workers Day protest has the support of more than 100 labor, community and religious organizations, including the March 10 Movement and Centro Sin Fronteras.

Leaflets in Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Korean, Polish and English are being distributed to build up for the march.

May Day, International Workers Day, has is origins in the 1886 struggle of Chicago workers, many of who were immigrants, for the eight-hour day. The huge May 1 demonstrations of immigrants in recent years have brought back May Day as a day of workers’ struggle in the United States.