State group protests for immigrant rights

March 21, 2014 • Local News

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Protesters from Somos Chaves County, an affiliate of Somos Un Pueblo Unido, chanted outside of the Roswell office of Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, Thursday as part of the group’s National Week of Action for Immigration Reform.

Jill McLaughlin
Record Staff Writer

Protestors from Somos Chaves County, an affiliate of a statewide immigrant-led organization, held an event outside Rep. Steve Pearce’s Roswell office Thursday.
Nearly 60 people held signs, chanted and spoke out in Spanish to demand the congressman support a path to citizenship.
Dairy worker Pablo Hernandez said he had lived in Chaves County for 30 years and it was time for Pearce to support them.
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