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Immigration rally draws hundreds to Copley Square and Common

Most of the hundreds of signs held aloft by immigration demonstrators Saturday afternoon were professionally printed — slick, camera-ready fliers handed out by organizers — but one stood out. Written in brightly colored markers and replete with glitter glue, it said: “LEGALIZE MY MOM!”

Daniela Zarate, 20, was the sign’s owner. She helped lead a contingent of Williams College students to a rally for immigration policy changes orchestrated by the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition.

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