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Immigration reform protesters ‘occupy’ Hastings’ office

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The Pasco office of U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings was one of many across the country “occupied” Wednesday by protesters interested in immigration reform.

About five protesters, organized by the United Farm Workers union, entered Hastings’ office near the Tri-Cities Airport about 10 a.m., said Jorge Valenzuela, UFW regional director.

Other protesters stood outside the building. He said they wouldn’t leave until Hastings asked House Speaker John Boehner to call for a vote on immigration reform.

They left in the afternoon…

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