Monday, October 17, 2011

Albertville Immigrants Protest Through Absence

Hispanics have organized a quiet protest, showing the city what it will be like if they were not there. - - Donna Poisl

by Robert Richardson, WHNT News 19 Sand Mountain Bureau Reporter

ALBERTVILLE, Ala.— Many Hispanics in Albertville protested the immigration law by giving the city a sample of what will happen if they leave.

Shoppers stayed home.

Latino businesses shut down.

Some had signs on the door which said “Miercoles Estara Cerrado.”

Others had their English translation, “We will be closed Wednesday.”
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