subtitle: "Fear of Blacklash, Mixed Messages, Timing Are Cited"
The turnout at the September 7 Washington DC march was "fewer than 5,000"; their initial publicity said they expected half a million:
...Fifteen minutes before the march was scheduled to begin, only a few hundred demonstrators were milling before the stage...
Article takes up several paragraphs giving backstory on Congressional actions.
Quotes Ricardo Diaz, "organizer" with Philadelphia's Day Without an Immigrant Coalition.
Sat, 10/07/2006 - 21:04 · Importance: 2