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3/27 San Francisco, CA:Students Walk Out
Released 31 March 2006  By San Francisco IMC
3/27 San Francisco, CA:Students Walk Out

3/27 San Francisco, CA:Students Walk Out

In San Francisco. Hundreds of high school students from the San Francisco Bay area joined 20 hunger strikers who concluded a week-long fast to protest the immigration reform bill by leading a march to the San Francisco office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., who sits on a Senate committee debating the bill.

[San Francisco IMC] On Monday March 27th, word spread fast around high schools in California and across the nation that students would be walking out of their classes in protest of the anti-immigrant legislation known as HR 4437.

House bill HR 4437 would make being an undocumented immigrant a felony and criminalize anyone who offered non-emergency assistance to undocumented workers and their families. The demonstrations continued Tuesday and grew in number. Locally, Northern California walkouts have included thousands of students in Fresno, Aptos, Watsonville, Hollister and Salinas.

Police have dealt harshly with many of the students while other authority figures have both offered support for the student's cause and simultaneously urged students to remain in school. School districts, working with local police, have now begun to implement lockdowns to prevent students from leaving campuses. Nevertheless, the actions continued Wednesday and more are planned for the near future.


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