Sunday, September 26, 2010

Immigration Reform Group Plans To Protest Mexican Consulate Event

Instead of seeing students and buses at Concord High School, passers-by will likely see protesters this weekend.

“It is going to be a protest and it's going to be a protest directed at the Concord High School," said James Johnson, the president of NC For Immigration Reform and Enforcement (NCFIRE), a group that is calling for tougher immigration laws.

He said members of his group and of a group called ALIPAC will gather Saturday to protest the decision to let the Mexican consulate set up a mobile office on the school’s campus this weekend.

The event is one of many the consulate puts on to help Mexican citizens in the United States obtain Mexican identification cards and passports. Johnson said he thinks the events should be illegal.

“In our opinion, handing out this Matricula consular card and the Mexican passports leads to aiding and abetting illegal alien activity," he said...

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