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Immigration activists arrested outside Schumer’s office, group says

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A group pushing immigration reform said two dozen of its members briefly took over the office Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday to protest what they say is the slow pace of efforts to get an immigration bill in Congress. Several were arrested outside the office.

CASA in Action said its members hung a banner in the Hart Senate Office building, targeting Schumer's office as the lead Democrat on the Senate's bipartisan group working on introducing legislation.