Washington Sq

Washington Sq

Side by Side: Mexico & the U.S.

Side by Side: Mexico & the U.S.

Korean & English Banners

Korean & English Banners

Signs Everwhere

Signs Everwhere

Y-M-C-A of Queens?

Y-M-C-A of Queens?

Korean-Americans Dancing and Druming

Korean-Americans Dancing and Druming

Along Boardway

Along Boardway

Inside the Holding Pen

Inside the Holding Pen

Near the Federal Bldg

Near the Federal Bldg

Americans We Are!

Americans We Are!

On April 10 shortly after 1pm several hundred people gathered with signs, flags and drums to Protest HR 4437. On the eastern side of Washington Square Park Latino groups gathered along with World Cant Wait waving Latin American flags. Many families were represented with little children wearing flags. There were speeches and slogans in spanish calling for the rights of Immigrants.

To the the west of the fountain Korean groups were also holding their own rally. There were signs and speeches in Korean. On stage were men in suits and grandmothers in the audience. The Korea groups followed the Latino groups out of the park at 2:30pm. With their drum and dancing line leading the way.

The March was held to one lane on Boardway until after Canal Street were the streets were filled up to just before City Hall. The Marchers was stopped before getting near City Hall. Most weren't able to see the stages set up at the end. But there were three large monitors featuring Senator Schumer speaking just before 4pm.

In the end there were thousands of people of all colors who filled the streets between Canal and Chambers St. speaking several languages and waving hundreds colorful little flags.