Rallies held nationwide for immigration reform

Thousands gathered nationwide in cities such as Las Vegas and Seattle demanding immigration reform. The rally-goers demanded changes in the immigration process and protection for illegal immigrants. The rallies were often attended by political figures such as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev, according to the Associated Press.
That article is a bit confusing to follow, its brief and I had to re-read it to make sure it was only talking about Las Vegas and not two different rallies, though there were simultaneous rallies held nationwide Saturday afternoon. I noticed that article said police estimated about 3,500 people in attendance, while the organizers gave the very-high figure of 10,000, nearly triple the police estimate.
The Seattle Pi covers the rally in Seattle. It includes quotes from those at the rally as well as their stated motivations for being there. It also includes viewpoints from the opposition, who believe that border security is what needs to be focused on.

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