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Students to ‘Come Out’ as Undocumented

Today a group of undocumented young people in Chicago will try to break a stalemate in the nation's immigration debate. The youths are frustrated that President Barack Obama isn't pushing harder for an immigration overhaul. They're leading a march in downtown Chicago this afternoon. And, this isn't their grandparents' immigrant protest. The undocumented youth are adopting a tactic from the gay-rights movement. WBEZ's Chip Mitchell is following the story and joins us from our West Side bureau.

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