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Protesters Blast Ariz. Gov. At Boston Meeting

Protesters march during a rally against Arizona's immigration law, Saturday in Boston. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is attending the annual meeting of the National Governors Association this weekend in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Protesters march during a rally against Arizona's immigration law, Saturday in Boston. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is attending the annual meeting of the National Governors Association this weekend in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

A coalition of immigrant groups bused in advocates from around the East Coast for a rally Saturday to protest Arizona's controversial immigration law, recently signed by Brewer.

Protesters in Copley Square said Brewer was a bigot and called for the end of what they said was "racist deportation." They later marched to a hotel where Brewer was attending the annual governors meeting.

The Arizona law, which is facing a U.S. Justice Department challenge, requires police to question people about their immigration status while enforcing other laws if there's reason to suspect someone is in the country illegally.

Brewer has said Arizona had to act because the federal government isn't doing enough border enforcement.

This program aired on July 11, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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