Immigration rallies from coast to coast

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Covered by American flag

In a push for immigration rights, thousands came together Saturday in cities across the U.S. to march for immigration reform. Demonstrators rallied to pressure Congress for the immigration overhaul to be passed. Currently, the United States is hosting around 11 million immigrants with no permanent legal status. See gallery

A woman uses an American flag for shade during an immigration march. More than 1,000 people marched through downtown Phoenix Saturday, Oct. 5, to demonstrate for the DREAM Act and immigration reform.

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Cheers for immigration reform

An elderly man cheers during an immigration reform rally in Phoenix on Saturday, Oct. 5. The rally was a part of the National Day of Dignity and Respect organized by the Action Network.

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Prayer for reform

Participants raise their hands to sing and pray before marching for immigration reform in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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Time is now

Immigrants in USA rally to support the immigration overhaul on Saturday, Oct. 5, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Escucha means Listen

Girls write a sign calling for President Obama to listen to immigrants during an immigration reform rally in Phoenix on Saturday, Oct. 5. "Escucha" is Spanish for listen.

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Passion for the cause

Protesters march to demand immigration reform in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 5.

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I have dreams, too

Protesters march to demand immigration reform in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 5.

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Dear Obama

A boy carries a sign during a protest march to demand immigration reform in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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Statement in Brooklyn

Linda Sarsour, director of the Arab American Association of New York makes a short statement during the rally where Immigrants in USA support the immigration overhaul on Saturday, Oct. 5, in Brooklyn, New York.

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Speaking to the GOP

Protesters carry signs appealing to the GOP as they march to demand immigration reform in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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Mother and son

Undocumented immigrant Elva Valdez, rear, 42, who said she has lived in the U.S. for 26 years, holds a sign as she marches with her son, Jared Lizame, 8, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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Watching the marchers pass

Mark Ayala looks out from his workplace window as marchers for immigration reform, reflected in the window, pass by in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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