On May 1st, 2006, millions of people took the day off work to gather in the streets of cities across the U.S. “A day without an immigrant” was more than a protest of the proposed immigration reform bill H.R. 4437.
It was a display of political strength and solidarity by America’s emerging majority.
In San Francisco's normally busy Mission District, work came to a standstill while tens of thousands of immigrants and supporters gathered to march from Embarcadero to Civic Center.
burntwire.tv also gave it’s workers the day off to enjoy the warmest Monday the city has seen all spring.