Immigration activists gather with a message: “Not one more deportation”

Hundreds of immigrants and activists from across the country are gathering for the #Not1More Deportation Campaign conference, a weekend-long series of events that will bring together anti-deportation activists to plan an upcoming strategy that will “escalate the fight against deportations of the Obama administration.” Organizers expect over 300 people for the conference and say their goal is to send a clear message to President Barack Obama: “We want the legalization of the 11 million undocumented,” said Pablo Alvarado, executive director for the National Day Laborers Organizing Network. “We want political equality, it’s as simple as that.” The events began Friday as immigrant rights activists blocked buses carrying undocumented immigrants to federal criminal court in Tucson, Ariz.

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