LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Immigrant-rights groups joined the Occupy movement in Los Angeles while parents planned to join the Occupy Wall Street assemblage in New York, organizers said.
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Los Angeles Police officers arrest a protester for failure to disperse at the Occupy Los Angeles encampment outside City Hall on November 30, 2011. Hundreds of riot police flooded into downtown Los Angeles early November 30 in a mostly peaceful operation to evict a two-month-old anti-Wall Street protest camp, arresting more then 100 protesters. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is an ongoing series of demonstrations in New York City based in Zuccotti Park in the Wall Street financial district. The protests were initiated by the Canadian activist group Adbusters.
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