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Parks Service Grants Permission for Pro-Immigration Reform Protest on ‘Closed’ National Mall

The Parks Service continued to generate ill-will and alienate the voting public on Monday after a series of highly publicized stories last week surrounding the unnecessary closure of a variety of open-air spaces, including the World War II Memorial, captured the nation’s attention. On Monday, The Parks Service confirmed that they granted permission for a pro-immigration reform group to hold protests on the “closed” National Mall.

The protest will be hosted by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the AFL-CIO and is expected to be attended by prominent Democrats, including Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ).

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“Organizers for the “Camino Americano: March for Immigration Reform” were spotted Monday setting up a stage and equipment on the National Mall for the rally which will take place on Tuesday,” reported The Washington Examiner’s Charlie Spiering. “Susana Flores, a spokesperson for the rally, confirmed for the Washington Examiner that the Park Service will allow the event to take place under the group’s rights granted by the First Amendment.”

Spiering reports that approximately 30 members of Congress are expected to attend the immigration reform rally.

h/t The Washington Examiner

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