[Two men (singing?) with a microphone and protesters behind them]

One of 61 photographs in the series: [Immigration march, Farmers Branch, Texas, 2006-08-26] available on this site.

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A bearded man with a microphone stands with another man in front of protesters with signs. 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 ... continued below

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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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A bearded man with a microphone stands with another man in front of protesters with signs.

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 2004 and 2006. The images depict protests and political events in the Latino community, including protests of 2006 immigration bill HR 4437; Hispanic community and political leaders; and festivals, soccer leagues and other North Texas gatherings.

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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, 7:17 p.m.

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Castillo, José L. [Two men (singing?) with a microphone and protesters behind them], photograph, August 26, 2006; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth23420/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.