Illegal immigrant youth plan rally at GA Capitol
ATLANTA (AP) - A group of young illegal immigrants plans to gather at the Georgia state Capitol to publicly declare their immigration status.
The action Tuesday afternoon is the latest in a string of such "coming out" events held by young illegal immigrants. They expect to be joined by civil rights leaders and community leaders
The rally inside the state Capitol is meant to protest a new law in Georgia that targets illegal immigration. A federal judge's ruling on Monday blocked some parts of that law, but other parts will take effect Friday or on Jan. 1 as set forth in the text of the law.
Rolando Zenteno, a student at Pebblebrook High School in Mableton, says he's participating in the rally because he's "tired of hiding."
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