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8 undocumented youth arrested in Georgia as hundreds march to protest education ban

by Kosta Harlan |
4/07/11
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Undocumented youth protest in Atlanta, Georgia on April 5. (Immigrant Youth Justice League: http://www.iyjl.org)

(April 7 update: The detained youth have been released)

Durham, NC - Two North Carolina youth are among the eight students who blocked traffic in an act of civil disobedience in Atlanta, Georgia on April 5. Earlier in the day, hundreds of youth marched through Atlanta chanting “Undocumented and unafraid!” and “Education not deportation!” After presenting a petition to Georgia State University’s president, eight undocumented youth occupied a street until their arrest.

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