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Immigration rally empties fields, transforms Salinas

By Ben Adler with Julie Reynolds

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Salinas, CA – More than 10-thousand people marched through the streets of Salinas Monday, rallying for immigration reform in the city's biggest organized march since the days of Cesar Chavez. The march emptied the fields, closed businesses and made East Salinas look like a neighborhood celebrating a major holiday. KAZU's Ben Adler reports.

A longer version of this story aired Tuesday on NPR's Morning Edition.