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Immigrants in more than 50 cities said 'We are here to stay' (PHOTOS)

Immigrant rights activists are asking Donald Trump not to criminalize them. Dozens of organizations have carried out protests and workshops to inform immigrants about their rights, and to be prepared in case of massive raids and deportations.
Por: Univision
Publicado: 10 Feb | 01:36 PM EST
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Houston, Texas. The immigrant community in this Texas city was activated during protests against the new government's immigration policies. "Now more than ever our friends and relatives who have DACA are in danger, I am here today to demonstrate my support for immigrant communities," said Dora Alvarado, a cleaning worker. Foto: Univision | Univision
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Fresno, California. "Taking away DACA would be detrimental to my academic development and future in this country," said Vanessa Quevedo, a Dreamer and activist for the rights of her community. Foto: Univision | Univision
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Houston, Texas. "I am standing here with DACA recipients because we can not allow Donald Trump to separate families. SEIU (Service Employees International Union) members of Texas will always fight for the rights of our immigrant brothers and sisters," said Maldonado, an activist for immigrant rights. Foto: Univision | Univision
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Chicago, Illinois. The event here was called "We are here to stay." Foto: Joe Raedle/Getty Images | Univision
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Washington, DC. Randy Cepeda, one of those protesting during the event "We are here to stay" in the capital. In addition to the march, rallies and workshops were held to inform the immigrant community of their rights, obligations and responsibilities. Foto: Joe Raedle/Getty Images | Univision
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Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hundreds of protesters marched for immigrant rights from the University of New Mexico to the Plaza Civico of Albuquerque. Foto: JIM THOMPSON/Ap | Univision
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Denver, Colorado. Young migrants rights activists. Foto: Univision | Univision
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Houston, Texas. "I am here supporting our diverse community and young people with DACA because we will not allow our families and friends to suffer because of the president-elect," Aracely Caceres, a janitor and a member of the Service Employees International Union, told Univision. "The Houston community is strong and by joining us we will be stronger and we will resist any attack because Houston is our home and we are here to stay." Foto: Univision | Univision
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Washington, DC. Demonstrators gathered in the city's Methodist Metropolitan Episcopal Church. Foto: Jose Luis Magana/Ap | Univision
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San Jose, California. Marches and briefings were held "to protect the rights of immigrants," said María Elena Jáuregui, of the We Are Here to Stay organization. "And also to protest against the criminalization, mass deportations, and the climate of hatred against immigrants."
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Broward, Florida. One National Action Day demonstration was held in front of a Broward Immigration Detention Facility to demand an end to deportations. Foto: Univision | Univision
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Chicago, Illinois. Some 1,200 people took to the streets to protest against the "threat" posed by President-elect Trump's immigration policy. Foto: Abel Uribe/Ap | Univision
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Los Ángeles, California. Demonstrators of all ages participated in the protest a week after the installation of the new government. Foto: Univision | Univision
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Los Angeles, California. A massive demonstration. Foto: Univision | Univision