By José A. Álvarez
Following the example of cities like Chicago, Los Angeles, and Boston, more than 50,000 peopleorganizers place the figure at 100,000took to the streets of San Diego to demand “dignity and respect” and protest House Resolution 4437, which would turn into felons all the immigrants residing in this country illegally and would also make it a crime to assist them. They began gathering at Balboa Park since early in the morning and by the time the march began at 2:00 p.m., they numbered in the tens of thousands. They came armed with American flags and those of their native countries. They came from all over and wore white as a sign of peace. They came with friends, their parents, their children and together, they marched.