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May Day Demonstrators Rally Across U.S.

Demonstrators seeking  change in immigration policy march on May Day in Los Angeles, California, May 01, 2013. Some 2,000 dem
Demonstrators seeking change in immigration policy march on May Day in Los Angeles, California, May 01, 2013. Some 2,000 demonstrators marched in May Day rallies calling for immigration reform, a key issue just north of the US-Mexican border. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

May Day protesters marched down streets across the country Wednesday, calling on lawmakers to provide a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million immigrants who have entered the country illegally or overstayed their visas.

The crowds numbered in the thousands, not the hundreds of thousands who turned out for the historic immigration marches of 2006. But with a major immigration package being debated in Washington, reform advocates wanted their voices heard.

"Listen up, Obama: We are in the fight," people chanted in Spanish in Los Angeles and Chicago.

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