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Here are some photos from May Day events around the country. Workers gathered in cities across the U.S. to celebrate International Workers Day but also to demand a humane immigration policy.
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NEW YORK-- A large and militant demonstration gathered at Washington Square Park in New York City to celebrate May Day. Many organizations and individuals took part in the rally which later marched to Foley Square. in front of City Hall.