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Immigration Rally’s Low Turnout Disappoints Advocates September 10, 2006

Posted by tkcollier in Geopolitics, News, Politics.
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Immigration Rally’s Low Turnout Disappoints Advocates
A pro-immigration rally that promised to bring tens of thousands of marchers from across the nation to Washington yesterday managed to draw only a paltry number of demonstrators, raising questions about the movement’s tactics and staying power.

With fewer than 5,000 people attending, organizers from other localities expressed two worries about the turnout: that they were losing the momentum built up by the huge marches in the spring, and that the movement’s national organizers in Washington have lost touch with the people.

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