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Long Islanders head to Washington for DACA rally

Long Islanders rallied in Washington on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act and to extend Temporary Protected Status for immigrants.

WASHINGTON,DC-DEC6: A group of Long Islanders participate in
Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein

Long Islanders participate in a demonstration Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act.

WASHINGTON,DC-DEC6: Joseph Brooks, 10, from Ronkonkoma, joins other
Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein

Joseph Brooks, 10, of Ronkonkoma, joins other Long Islanders during a protest on Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act.

WASHINGTON,DC-DEC6: Demonstrators, including Congressman Luis Gutierrez, D.IL, prepare
Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein

Protesters from across the country rally Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act.

WASHINGTON,DC-DEC6: Vanessa Rojana from Bridgehampton joins fellow Long
Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein

Vanessa Rojana of Bridgehampton joins fellow Long Islanders at a rally Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act.

WASHINGTON,DC-DEC6: Dulce Rojas (left) a community organizer with
Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein

Dulce Rojas, left, and Sepa Mujer organized a group of Long Islanders on a trip to Washington to join protesters from across the country Dec. 6, 2017, to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act.

WASHINGTON,DC-DEC6: A group of Long Islanders participate in
Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein

Long Islanders and protesters from across the country rally Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act.

WASHINGTON,DC-DEC6: Demonstrators rally for a "clean" Dream Act
Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein

Demonstrators from across the country rally Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act.

WASHINGTON,DC-DEC6: Demonstrators are arrested outside the United States
Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein

Demonstrators from across the country rally Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington to urge Congress to pass a "clean" Dream Act.

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