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More Than 180 Protesters Arrested At Rally For Dreamers As Congress Drags Its Feet

Advocates want protections for young undocumented immigrants added to a funding bill that must pass by Friday.
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WASHINGTON ? More than 180 people, including two Democratic House members, were arrested Wednesday in an act of civil disobedience on the U.S. Capitol steps, while demanding that lawmakers inside the building take swift action to he...


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