The experience is that these marches
have backfired,'' said Ira Mehlman, spokesman for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, a group advocating tighter border controls.
Given that turnouts at annual marches
in Miami such as the Martin Luther King march have dwindled after police turned violent in previous years, caution and dialogue became priorities for Root Cause.
and will perhaps take her two young children with her.
have been the birthplace of gay organizations
I think the previous marches
have done great things," says Hardy-Garcia, who has taken a leave from the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas to work on the march.