The Fifth of May is celebrated because of a great military victory of the Mexican people over their European occupiers. Recently, it has become the best time to express America's pressing need for immigration reform. The Grand Prairie event was a real people's march. Many of the celebrants just joined in from the sidewalks. Floats came from schools, especially the elementary schools, churches, and community organizations. Notable union participation came from the United Auto Workers local 848.
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