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Marchers urge end to immigrants' jailing

Detentions have quadrupled since 1995 nationwide

Holly Tyson of Kennett Square, Pa., joined more than 300 others protesting immigration policy yesterday at City Hall Plaza. Holly Tyson of Kennett Square, Pa., joined more than 300 others protesting immigration policy yesterday at City Hall Plaza. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / March 28, 2009

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More than 300 demonstrators, waving signs and wearing green-foam Statue of Liberty crowns, converged yesterday near the John F. Kennedy federal building to protest a surge in the number of immigrants who are jailed pending deportation. (Full article: 380 words)

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