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The 2000's
A Day Without Immigrants

The 2000's
The 2000's


A Day Without Immigrants
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   8.57

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    Counter-rallies, prosperity, felony, economic, rallies, status, citizenship, producer, immigration, criminal, bustling, felon, candlelight, bullied, protest, government
     content words:    United States, Day Without Immigrants, Los Angeles, New York, In New York, Latin American, Without Immigrants, In Los Angeles, In Florida, Tyson Foods


A Day Without Immigrants
By Sharon Fabian
  

1     The House of Representatives passed a bill, HR 4437, in 2005. The bill said that illegal immigration would now be considered a felony. Anyone who entered the country illegally and anyone who helped someone enter the country illegally, even family members, would be classified as a felon, a criminal accused of a serious crime.
 
2     HR 4437 sparked a nationwide protest. Groups of immigrants came together in cities across the country to protest. Rallies were held with large turnouts. Immigrants who had entered the country legally and immigrants who had entered illegally participated together.
 
3     Immigrants wanted to show that they were important to the United States. They wanted people to know that they contributed to the economic prosperity of the United States by working and by spending their money here. They wanted the government to offer a way to end their illegal status and become citizens - some path to citizenship.
 
4     Throughout the year, the calls for immigrants' rights increased. More and more people became involved.

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The 2000's
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United States
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    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
    Children in History  
 
    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
    A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)
 
 
    A New Nation
(1776-1830)
 
 
    After the Civil War
(1865-1870)
 
 
    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
(1947-1991)
 
 
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)
 
 
    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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