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Wed May 3 2006 (Updated 09/08/06)
Cinco de Mayo Anti-Immigrant Rallies in Santa Clara
Wed May 3 2006 (Updated 09/08/06)
Racists Mark Cinco de Mayo by Protesting "Illegal Immigration"
According to Illegal Immigrant Protest dot com, May 5th and 6th were a "National Illegal Immigrant Protest Rally Days." Destroy the Border Coalition called for people to go out and counter the racist message of the rallies, saying , "The people who do the work in a community are entitled to live with dignity and without fear of violence and deportation. Undocumented workers are economic refugees from the countries that the U.S. has been exploiting for hundreds of years."

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May 5th, or Cinco de Mayo, is the date on which the Mexican people celebrate the Battle of Puebla, in which the military and local people fought off the French.
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