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Hundreds protest deportations in Phoenix

by Jude Joffe-Block, Fronteras Desk | Take Two®

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Demonstrators danced into the late afternoon in front of the ICE office in Phoenix under a banner they hung themselves on the front gate. Jude Joffe-Block

Hundreds marched in Phoenix on Monday to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office to protest the Obama administration's deportation policies. The march came days after a group of activists chained themselves to buses carrying immigrant detainees in Tucson and halted a court hearing there.

As Jude Joffe-Block reports, these activists are calling on the President to take administrative action on immigration as the chance of Congress passing a reform bill this year wanes.

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