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10:20 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Activists, public officials and religious leaders rally in St. Louis, for immigration reform

Activists rallied for immigration reform, in St. Louis, Sunday, June 30.
Credit Tim Lloyd / St. Louis Public Radio

Public officials, activists and religious leaders packed into World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park this afternoon to rally for immigration reform, calling on members of the U.S. House of Representatives to move forward with a plan that cleared the Senate last week.

St. Louis native Vin Ko runs a pick up soccer league in St. Louis that he said brings together everyone from CEO’s to new immigrants.

More than just potential economic benefits, he said the nation needs immigration reform because it’s the right thing to do.

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