It was a way for them to thank DeFazio for his previous commitment to immigration reform and to ask for continued support of undocumented workers.
Demonstrators told their personal stories of coming to the United States.
Organizers say the goal is create a better process of allowing undocumented workers to become U.S. citizens.
“This country was built by immigrants, and we need to make sure that everyone has a way to work for their citizenship. We need to make sure that people have their documentation here and that they’re paying taxes,” said Hugo Nicolas, CAUSA organizer.
The group organized its efforts to coincide with a rally in Washington, D.C., calling for similar immigration reform.