[Protesters with sign, "Equal Representation in City Council"]

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Protesters stand with a sign saying, "Equal Representation in City Council". Inmigrantes piden despido de concejal y representación política. Farmers Branch (Texas), 26 ago (EFE). Unas 300 personas protestaron hoy en esta ciudad para exigir al gobierno municipal que despida al concejal que propuso que el inglés sea el idioma oficial y que se sancione a quienes den trabajo a indocumentados. Immigrants ask for dismissal of councilman and political representation. Farmers Branch (Texas), August 26 (EFE). Some 300 persons protested today in this city to demand of the municipal government that it dismiss the councilman who proposed that English be ...

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Castillo, José L. August 26, 2006.

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  • Castillo, José L. Jose L. Castillo is a news correspondent for the Spanish language EFE News Service, the fourth largest news wire in the world. A native of Peru, Mr. Castillo studied translation and interpretation at the Escuela de Traduccion e Interpretacion de Lima (ESIT) in the early 1990s before completing English studies at the University of Newcastle, England. He has worked for various newspapers -- as editor, columnist, reporter or media advisor -- in Georgia, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, and California, and Peru and is an award-winning journalist.

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Protesters stand with a sign saying, "Equal Representation in City Council".

Inmigrantes piden despido de concejal y representación política. Farmers Branch (Texas), 26 ago (EFE). Unas 300 personas protestaron hoy en esta ciudad para exigir al gobierno municipal que despida al concejal que propuso que el inglés sea el idioma oficial y que se sancione a quienes den trabajo a indocumentados.

Immigrants ask for dismissal of councilman and political representation. Farmers Branch (Texas), August 26 (EFE). Some 300 persons protested today in this city to demand of the municipal government that it dismiss the councilman who proposed that English be the official language and that those who give employment to undocumented aliens be sanctioned.

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José L. Castillo Photograph Collection

José L. Castillo, a correspondent for the international EFE News Service, donated his archive of photographs taken between July 2004 and July 2006 to the UNT Archives. The images depict protests and political events in the Latino community, including the march protesting immigration bill HR 4437 in April 2006 by more than 350,000 people; Hispanic community and political leaders; and festivals, Latino soccer leagues and other gatherings in the North Texas area.

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  • August 26, 2006

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  • March 15, 2007, 10:53 a.m.

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  • June 30, 2015, 5:25 p.m.

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Castillo, José L. [Protesters with sign, "Equal Representation in City Council"], photograph, August 26, 2006; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth23411/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.