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Photos from Immigrants' Day of Action 2012

The New York Immigration Coalition’s Immigrants’ Day of Action in Albany yesterday was a resounding success—1,300 people, 94 organizations, 70 legislative meetings, and amazing energy and movement on our agenda!

Here are some photos from Wednesday; what a beautiful and inspiring day!

[Above] Arriving in Albany, 1,300 immigrants, students, parents, advocates, New Yorkers at the morning program at the Hart Theatre in The Egg.

[Above] Alphonso David, Deputy Secretary of Civil Rights, addresses crowd in the Hart Theatre at The Egg in Albany

[Above] Immigrant youth chant and rally for NYS DREAM in the Hart Theatre in the Egg, Albany

[Above] Highschool youth rally for NYS DREAM legislation and other NYIC immigrant priorities

[Above] Yelky Ramos, DREAMer and student at Baruch College addresses the crowd with Nataly Lopez (also Baruch College student & DREAMer) at a rally and press conference in Lafayette Park, Albany

[Above] Senator Bill Perkins makes remarks, while Senator Espaillat, Senator Peralta, and (behind) Assembly member Linares.

[Above] Naflan Doole, President of the DREAM Club at Curtis High School in Staten Island makes remarks

[Above] One of many inspiring DREAMers that came to Albany with us!

[Above] Immigrant children at the Immigrants' Day of Action 2012


[Above] A beautiful performance by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York during the cultural program

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