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Undocumented immigrants face arrest as they proclaim, 'No papers, no fear'
Police arrest "No Papers, No Fear" bus rider Eleazar Castellanos on Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina. Castellanos was one of 10 charged with impeding traffic after refusing to leave an intersection near the site of the Democratic National Convention.
September 6th, 2012
07:00 AM ET

Undocumented immigrants face arrest as they proclaim, 'No papers, no fear'

By Sarah Aarthun, CNN

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - They've traveled for nearly 40 days, risking arrest, or worse, deportation.

Their home for the past month: a 40-year-old converted Greyhound bus dubbed "Priscilla."

Among them are day laborers, students, stay-at-home moms and leaders of nonprofit organizations.

And at each stop along the way, in states with some of the most stringent laws against undocumented immigrants, they chant: "No papers, no fear. Dignity is standing here."

The group's cross-country journey ended this week in Charlotte, site of the Democratic National Convention.

The timing is strategic. Their goal while they're here is to call Democrats' attention to the need for comprehensive immigration reform. FULL POST

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