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John Keller, executive director and supervising attorney of the Immigration Law Center of Minnesota, addresses an audience Wednesday during an immigration-themed community picnic at Miller Park in Willmar. Community leaders were on hand to hear ideas from local residents on immigration reform. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Fellowship meets activism for immigration reform


WILLMAR -- Under the shelter at Miller Park, the conversation was lively Wednesday as the Willmar Area Comprehensive Immigration Reform coalition hosted a community picnic.

People loaded up paper plates with pot-luck hot dogs, chips, baked beans and fresh fruit and sat visiting with each other at the picnic tables.

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