May Day: Thousands March For Workers Rights, Immigration

(FOX 11 / CNS) Thousands of people took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Friday for annual May Day marches supporting rights for workers and immigrants, with an emphasis on pushing for a $15 minimum wage and implementation of President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration.

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The rallies and marches made life difficult for afternoon commuters in downtown Los Angeles, with street closures throughout the area to accommodate crowds.

The theme of the Full Rights March was "On May Day, No Justice Delayed," pushing for an increased minimum wage, implementation of Obama's orders to protect millions of immigrants from deportation and an end to police violence.