"Thousands of labor, civil rights and immigration activists plan to stage demonstrations nationwide Saturday, renewing their effort to pressure Congress into taking up comprehensive immigration reform.
The May 1 protests have been an annual ritual on behalf of immigration rights ever since 2006, when hundreds of thousands of people, in cities from coast to coast, turned out to urge Congress to grant legal status to illegal immigrants in the United States.
Immigration has gained renewed interest this month through the signing of a new law in Arizona...
...the SEIU protest in Washington will begin at 1 p.m. at Lafayette Square. Other rallies will be held in New York, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, Albuquerque, Seattle, Milwaukee, suburban Boston and in seven spots in California: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Oakland, San Bernardino and Orange County." (READ MORE)