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Border Patrol, Tucson Police Department Battle Protesters: A Preview of "Shut Down ICE" Day in Phoenix

Should you need to get anywhere fast on the afternoon of Monday, October 14, you may want to avoid driving near Central Avenue and McDowell Road.

That's because the local human rights organization Puente and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network are promising to "shut down" the Phoenix offices of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at 2305 N. Central Avenue, beginning with a march from Margaret T. Hance Park to ICE around noon.

See, President Obama is closing in on a record 2 million deportations since he took office, and Latinos and pro-immigration activists, many of whom voted for the guy, are pissed.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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