Upcoming May Day strike, march to focus on immigration

FILE: Youths and adults carry an American flag during a protest march through downtown Dallas, Sunday, April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Immigrant rights groups are announcing plans for a massive strike and march on May 1 around the country.

Locally, the May First Coalition of San Francisco will be organizing a large march and protest for that day.

May First is traditionally International Workers' Day and the coalition will march for justice and equal rights for immigrant workers.

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The march will begin at Justin Herman Plaza and make its way to Civic Center.

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