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This Labor Day Weekend, Portland Joins National Effort to Renew Call for Immigration Reform

This Sunday, Portland will join close to a dozen US cities to usher in the fall by renewing demands for fair and comprehensive immigration policy reform.
A "Labor Day" demonstration will converge at 2pm in the South Park Blocks (SW Salmon & Park), calling for rights and respect for immigrant workers and all workers. The event is organized by a coalition of organizations, including VOZ Workers' Rights Education Project, Portland Jobs with Justice, PCUN, PCASC, and others. For a full list of sponsors and march details in english and en Espa?ol, click here.

Mobilizations planned in other cities include:

Events are also reportedly planned in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, and Phoenix, AZ. According to the We Are America Alliance, organizers expect the mobilizations to attract a million people, cumulatively.

National Links: US-IMC Immigrant Rights Coverage Archive | National Day Laborers Organizing Network | We Are America Alliance | Immigrant Solidarity Network | National Network on Immigrant & Refugee Rights (NNIRR)