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Immigration Rally Moves into Seattle Building

SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - More than 100 demonstrators at an immigration reform rally outside the Federal Building in downtown Seattle have moved into the lobby of a nearby building that houses an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency office and court. A group including Seattle City Councilman Larry Gossett locked arms during the noon hour Thursday and blocked the elevators.

The crowd is chanting "Obama, you promised; you've got to keep your promise!" and carrying signs that say "Immigration Reform Now" and "America Show Your Morals." The rally includes a coalition of groups organized by the OneAmerica organization. On its website it calls for pressure on the Obama administration to pass an immigration reform bill this year.

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