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Arizona: Hundreds Rally at U.S.-Mexico Border Demanding End to Border Checkpoints

HeadlineOct 11, 2016

In Arizona, hundreds of people rallied at a U.S.-Mexico border checkpoint on Sunday to demand the permanent closure of all border checkpoints throughout the United States. Activists linked arms at the checkpoint and refused to leave. Authorities threatened to use tear gas to disperse the protesters. Protesters also staged a die-in in at the steps of the Customs and Border Patrol office. The action was organized by the group SOA Watch.

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