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Advocates for immigration reform in Minnesota look to add a personal touch

Minnesotans looking to rally support for immigration reform say their personal stories help bolster the argument for reform.

“Immigration reform cannot be done without votes,” said Juve Meza, former director of Navigate MN. “Students are still out there telling their stories and all that, but it also is about these district campaigns.”
MinnPost photo by Devin Henry
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Abena Abraham, foreground, demonstrates
in favor of immigration reform.
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Daniel Perez earned two masters degrees at the University of Minnesota, paying most of his own way because he wasn’t eligible to receive financial aid.
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“[The Senate bill], it’s not 100 percent good,” said Antonia Alvarez. “But we need to open some doors. When you don’t have this opportunity, you lose everything. That’s why we need to have something.”
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