Immigrants Return to the Streets on May Day, This Time for Licenses

Thousands of immigrants and their allies celebrated International Workers Day with coordinated public events in ten states under the slogan, “Driving Without Fear,” a reference to the request for states to issue driver’s licenses to the undocumented. In Madison, more than 10,000 people marched to Wisconsin’s capitol and some 180 companies closed their doors in support of the call for a “Day without Immigrants.” Christine Neumann-Ortiz, the executive director of Voces de la Frontera, shares her perspective.

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