Thousands march for immigrant rights
Schools, businesses feel impact as students, workers walk out
CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) — Kids skipped school. Men and women walked off their jobs. Others didn’t bother going to work. Businesses shut down for lack of patrons or employees.
Throngs of immigrants and advocates took to the streets of many U.S.
cities Monday to protest proposed immigration laws, and the sites
represented a veritable where’s where of American metropolises.
them: New York; Washington; Las Vegas, Nevada; Miami, Florida; Chicago,
Illinois; Los Angeles, California; San Francisco, California; Atlanta,
Georgia; Denver, Colorado; Phoenix, Arizona; New Orleans, Louisiana;
and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.