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International Workers Day will have a large focus on immigrant rights this year, as a call has been put out for immigrant workers to strike on May 1st.
The Immigrant Rights Coalition and the May Day Coalition have decided to merge their efforts and organize what may be the largest May Day action Portland has ever seen. Other events will be taking place in Salem, Corvalis, and Eugene.
May Day has been celebrated over the years in Portland, and annually since 2000, when the relatively small protest was broken up by the police.
The location has not been set, but the event will kick off at 10am with music, at 11am there will be a rally, and the march will start at noon. Activities will most likely continue into the late afternoon.