In Photos: Texans Join Nation in A Day Without Immigrants Protest

Hundreds of Dallas students staged walkouts and many Latino-owned businesses in North Texas closed Thursday as part of Un Dia Sin Immigrantes or A Day Without Immigrants, a national strike underscoring immigrant contributions to U.S. life. Later Thursday night, hundreds of people packed the Mexican Consulate in Dallas to share their fears and advice in light of the President's executive orders on immigration.In Austin, protesters marched on the Capitol Thursday as part of a citywide effort that called on area immigrants to shut down businesses, stay home from school and work, and refrain from patronizing stores and restaurants.Immigrants across the country went on strike Thursday to highlight their economic importance to a new administration that has taken a hard-line stance on immigration policies.Click here to see photos of A Day Without Immigrants in Dallas, Austin, and Sherman, Texas:  Continue reading...

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