Warren interrupted by immigration activists at progressive conference

Mail Online | 7/13/2019 | Francesca Chambers, Senior White House Correspondent For Dailymail.com
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An immigration activist group attempted to detail Elizabeth Warren's triumphant return on Saturday to a gathering for movement progressives who helped make her a star.

Warren was part-way through an on-stage interview at Netroots Nation's presidential forum, where she'd been sounding the alarm on big tech, when demonstrators took control of the event.

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'We need legalization on Day One of the 11 million undocumented immigrants,' an activist shouted at Warren, as members of her advocacy group positioned a banner promoting their cause directly in front of cameras taping the event.

The demonstrator appeared to be associated with the organization Movimiento Coshecha, an immigrant-led group advocating for asylum for the nation's entire undocumented population and family reunification.

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Movimiento Coshecha had stormed Joe Biden's campaign headquarters in Philadelphia, where the event Warren attended was also being held, earlier in the week, and said Saturated that it had chased the leading Democratic candidate around New Hampshire over the weekend.

She proceeded to shout loudly about the Obama administration's handling of illegal immigration as Warren offered to provide her position on the issue, telling her, 'Let's talk about immigration.'

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Not satisfied with Warren's support for a total overhaul of the current process, she told Warren that the immigrants 'need your commitment' that they'll receive legal status on the first day of her presidency, if she's elected.

'If you don't commit, we're leaving,' the woman told her, as two security guards approached her. 'You are not committing,' she told Warren, before she did just that.

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Warren told the crowd as the protesters excited the ballroom she was addressing that she wants to expand legal immigration and create a pathway to citizenship not just for Dreamers but families, too.

'A path for citizenship that is fair and attainable,' she said of her plan.

Immigrants

She said illegal immigrants who have been in...
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