• Protests in Murrieta, California

    The Way We Are Perceived Is How We Will Be Treated

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    Protests in Murrieta, California

    Immigrants’ rights advocates in Murrieta, California

    Have you ever wondered why, despite overwhelming support, immigration reform still hasn’t been passed? Or why anti-immigrant laws that permit racial profiling, like Arizona’s SB1070, are popping up across the country? Or why so many—mostly white—people in Murrieta, California are coming out in droves, holding signs and chanting racist slurs, to prevent youth escaping humanitarian crises from entering the U.S.?